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Meaning of 纲

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(Trad.: 綱)
Pinyin: gāng
English Definition: head rope of a fishing net; guiding principle; key link; class (taxonomy); outline; program
Chinese Definition:
①提网的总绳。
②事物的关键部分:大纲。纲领。纲目。纲要(a。提纲;b。概要)。
③中国从唐代起转运大批货物所行的办法:一纲(把货物分批运行,每批车辆船只的计数编号)。花石纲。生辰纲。
④生物学分类的一种类别(生物学把同一门的生物按照彼此相似的特征和亲缘关系再分成若干群,每一群为“一纲”,“纲”以下再分为“目”)。
⑤统治者认为维持正常秩序的必不可少的行为规范:纲纪。纲常(“三纲”、“五常”的简称,是一种封建道德)。朝(cháo)纲(统治集团内部应遵守的法纪)。

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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
纲要 gāng yào outline; essential points
纲领 gāng lǐng program (i.e. plan of action); guiding principle
大纲 gāng synopsis; outline; program; leading principles
提纲 gāng outline; synopsis; notes
担纲 dān gāng to play the leading role
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