广 - Dong Chinese dictionary

广

yǎnguǎng

roof

Variant form of (roof). In simplified Chinese 广 is also used to mean "wide", while in traditional Chinese this meaning is written with a separate character . Sometimes used interchangeably with .

Evolution

广 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
广 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

广  

yǎn

"house on a cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 53), occurring in , , etc

广 () 

guǎng

broad, wide, extensive; wide; numerous; to spread

广 () 

Guǎng

surname Guang

Most common words with 广
Freq.
Word
Meaning

广告

to advertise

广场

plaza

广播

broadcast

广州

Canton

广

wide

Component uses

Sound component in 6 characters

Simplified component in 2 characters

Unknown component in 3 characters