工 - Dong Chinese dictionary

gōng

work

Depicts a tool with a blade.

Evolution

工 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
工 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
工 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

gōng

labor, work; worker, laborer; work; worker; skill; profession; trade; craft; labor

Most common words with 工
Freq.
Word
Meaning

工作

to work

工程

engineering

工业

industry

work

员工

staff

Component uses

Meaning component in 7 characters

Sound component in 25 characters

Iconic component in 1 character

Unknown component in 5 characters