gèn gěn

  1. gèn noun gen / one of the eight trigrams
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Concept: Trigram 卦
    Notes: One of the 八卦 'eight trigrams', symbolizing mountains, listed in the 《易經》 Book of Changes (ABC 'gèn' 艮 n; Guoyu '艮' gèn n 1; Kroll 2015 '艮' 1; NCCED '艮' gèn; Unihan '艮')
  2. gěn adjective blunt / straightforward / candid / frank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a person, in the sense of 耿直 (ABC 'gěn' 艮 sv 2; Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 2; NCCED '艮' gěn 1)
  3. gèn noun Kangxi radical 138
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. gěn adjective tough / chewy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of food, in the sense of 坚韧 (ABC 'gěn' 艮 sv 1; Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 1; NCCED '艮' gěn 2)
  5. gèn adjective to be still / to be unstirring
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 静止 (Guoyu '艮' gèn v; Kroll 2015 '艮' 2)
  6. gèn adjective immovable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 坚固 (Guoyu '艮' gèn adj; Kroll 2015 '艮' 2a)
  7. gèn noun northeast
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 东北 (Guoyu '艮' gèn n 2; Kroll 2015 '艮' 3)
  8. gèn noun second two-hour period of the day
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Approximately, 1 am to 3 am (Kroll 2015 '艮' 4)
  9. gèn verb to extend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'gèn' 艮 v)
  10. gèn proper noun Gen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '艮' gèn n 3)
  11. gěn adjective plain / simple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a clothes and ornaments (Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 3)

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