Meaning of 甘

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Pinyin: gān
English Definition: sweet; willing
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: Picture of a tongue with marking the sweet spot
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
心甘情愿 [ xīn gān qíng yuàn ]: delighted to (do sth, idiom); perfectly happy to do; most willing to do
苦尽甘来 [ jìn gān lái ]: bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good times just beginning
甘心 [ gān xīn ]: to be willing to; to resign oneself to
甘肃 [ gān ]: Gansu province, abbr.
甘蔗 [ gān zhe ]: sugar cane; Classifiers:
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