Meaning of 抗

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Pinyin: kàng
English Definition: to resist; to fight; to defy; anti-
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Fighting with bare hands ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ kàng ] high, proud; violent, excessive; skilled; surname
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Example Words
抗战 kàng zhàn war of resistance, especially the war against Japan (1937-1945)
抗日 kàng to resist Japan (esp. during WW2); anti-Japanese (esp. wartime activities)
抗击 kàng to resist (an aggressor); to oppose (a menace)
对抗 duì kàng to withstand; to resist; to stand off; antagonism; confrontation
抗议 kàng to protest; protest
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