岗 - Dong Chinese dictionary

gǎng

post

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. Simplified form of .

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

冈 sound component

  Sound component

gāng

  

ridge or crest of hill

Evolution

岗 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
岗 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

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gǎng

post; position; mound; policeman's beat

Most common words with 岗
Freq.
Word
Meaning

岗位

a post

mound

下岗

laid-off

上岗

to take up one's post

站岗

to stand guard