冈 - Dong Chinese dictionary

gāng

ridge or crest of hill

Simplified form of . Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. The traditional component was removed for simplification.

Components
山 deleted component

  Deleted component

shān

  

mountain

The traditional component was removed for simplification.

网 sound,simplified component

  Sound Simplified component

wǎng

  

net

Evolution

冈 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
冈 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
冈 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
冈 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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gāng

ridge or crest of hill; ridge; mound

Most common words with 冈
Freq.
Word
Meaning

ridge

井冈山

Jinggang Mountains, in the Jiangxi-Hunan border region

梵蒂冈

Vatican City

俄勒冈州

Oregon

俄勒冈

Oregon

Component uses

Sound component in 4 characters