戈 - Dong Chinese dictionary

spear

Pictograph of a weapon with a long shaft and horizontal blade.

Evolution

戈 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
戈 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
戈 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
戈 Clerical script Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)

Clerical script

Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)
戈 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

halberd, spear, lance; rad. 62; dagger-axe; abbr. for 戈瑞[gē​ruì]; (Tw) abbr. for 戈雷[gē​léi]

 

surname Ge

Most common words with 戈
Freq.
Word
Meaning

dagger-axe

探戈

tango (dance) (loanword)

戈壁

Gobi (desert)

戈尔巴乔夫

Gorbachev

戈尔

Gore (name)

Component uses

Meaning component in 25 characters

Sound component in 5 characters

Iconic component in 2 characters