gōng

  1. gōng bound form public/ common; state-owned
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 3; Guoyu '公' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '公' 2; Unihan '公')
  2. gōng bound form official
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 公事 'official matters' (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 1)
  3. gōng adjective male
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature
    Notes: Used to describe the sex of male animals (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 7; Guoyu '公' adj 2; Kroll 2015 '公' 5; NCCED '公' 4)
  4. gōng noun duke; lord
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: First of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 (Durrant, Li, and Schaberg 2016, p. xxi; Guoyu '公' n 1; Kroll 2015 '公' 3; NCCED '公' 1; Unihan '公')
  5. gōng adjective fair; equitable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 平正 (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 6; Guoyu '公' n 4; Kroll 2015 '公' 1; Unihan '公')
  6. gōng noun Mr.; mister
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '公' n 3; NCCED '公' 2)
  7. gōng noun father-in-law
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Husband's father; as in 公公 (Guoyu '公' n 2a; NCCED '公' 3)
  8. gōng bound form form of address; your honor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Often added after the surname, for an older man (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 2; Guoyu '公' n 2b; Kroll 2015 '公' 4)
  9. gōng adjective accepted; mutual
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 4; Kroll 2015 '公' 2c)
  10. gōng adjective metric
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 公尺 meter (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 5)
  11. gōng verb to release to the public
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 公开 (ABC 'gōng' 公 bf 8; Guoyu '公' v 2; Kroll 2015 '公' 2d)
  12. gōng noun the common good
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '公' 2b)
  13. gōng verb to divide equally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 平分 (Guoyu '公' v 1)
  14. gōng proper noun Gong
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '公' n 6)
  15. gōng adverb publicly; openly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '公' adv 1)
  16. gōng adverb publicly operated; state run
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 公营 (Guoyu '公' adv 2)

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