Meaning of 刚

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(Trad.: 剛)
Pinyin: gāng
English Definition: hard; firm; strong; just; barely; exactly
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
刚才 [ gāng cái ]: just now; a moment ago
刚才 [ gāng cái ]: (just) a moment ago
天刚亮 [ tiān gāng liàng ]: daybreak
刚刚 [ gāng gang ]: just recently; just a moment ago
金刚石 [ jīn gāng shí ]: diamond; also called 钻石
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