岡 - Dong Chinese dictionary

gāng

ridge or crest of hill

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
山 meaning component

  Meaning component

shān

  

mountain

网 sound component

  Sound component

wǎng

  

net

Evolution

岡 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
岡 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
岡 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
岡 Clerical script Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)

Clerical script

Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)
岡 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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gāng

ridge or crest of hill; ridge; mound

Most common words with 岡
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