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ㄎㄨㄥ

kōng

empty

空 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as kōng in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as kòng.

It is made up of the components (cave) and (work).

  • ㄎㄨㄥ

    kōng

    empty

    • ㄒㄩㄝ ˊ

      xué

      cave

    • ㄍㄨㄥ

      gōng

      work

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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My work cave is empty so I'm sad.
by dcloobeck

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I got tired of pushing an empty car through those caves with donkey Kong. I felt empty inside.
by Sandmancesar

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 空

kōng
kòng

Definitions for 空 pronounced as kōng

  • empty
  • air
  • sky
  • in vain

Definitions for 空 pronounced as kòng

  • to empty
  • vacant
  • unoccupied
  • space
  • leisure
  • free time

Vocabulary

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