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ㄍㄣ ˇ

gěn

limit

艮 is a 6 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as gěn in the third tone, however it can also be pronounced as gèn.

  • ㄍㄣ ˇ

    gěn

    limit

    • 𢀳

      • 𠁣

        • ㄍㄨㄣ ˇ

          gǔn

          line

        • ㄐㄧ ˋ

          snout

    • ?

      • ㄅㄧㄥ

        bīng

        ice

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As bi[g, un]ruly kids in line press NOSEs to display glass, I scoop ICE cream and know it’ll be a tough day.
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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 艮

gěn
gèn

Definitions for 艮 pronounced as gěn

  • blunt
  • tough
  • chewy

Definitions for 艮 pronounced as gèn

  • one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain
  • ancient Chinese compass point: 45° (northeast)

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