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The Cantonese word gan - 紧 - gan2
(tight in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

gan2

English translations

tight, to tighten, strict, urgent,
close

Chinese character (simplified):

紧 ( gan / gan2 ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to hang on  |  urgent
紧 ( gan / gan2 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 575)
Other characters that are pronounced gan2 in Cantonese
More words that mean tight in Cantonese
jim4 ( 严 )

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