(gēn )

根 English Translation

The English meaning of (gēn ) is:

  • root
  • basis
  • classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings
  • CL: | (tiáo)
  • radical (chemistry)

Example Usage of 根


Bùshí jì lǐgēn zhīhòu dāng shàngle zǒngtǒng. Bush followed Reagan as president.

Wǒ gēnběn bù lèi. I'm not tired at all.

Gēnjù nǐ suǒ shuō dehuà, wǒ rènwéi wǒmen yīnggāi chóngxīn shěnshì wǒmen de jìhuà. In the light of what you told us, I think we should revise our plan.

Nà nǚhái de tóufà shàng bǎngle yī gēn huáng sīdài. The girl wore a yellow ribbon in her hair.

Tā tíng xiàlái chōu gēn yān. He stopped for a quick cigarette.

Tā shuō dehuà gēnběn háo wú yìyì. The things he says are not the least bit important.



Decomposition of 根


Chinese words containing 根

根 Radical
HSK Level 5
根 Stroke Count 10
根 Stroke Order