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Meaning of 耿

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Pinyin: gěng
English Definition: surname Geng; bright; honest; upright
Chinese Definition:
①光明:“山头孤月耿犹在,石上寒波晓更喧”。耿耿(a。光明,如“耿耿星河”;b。形容忠诚,如“忠心耿耿”;c。心里老想着不能忘,如“耿耿于怀”)。
②有骨气,刚正不阿:耿介。耿直。耿节(坚贞的节操)。
③姓氏。

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ěr ] ear; to hear, to hear of; handle
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words
忠心耿耿 zhōng xīn gěng gěng loyal and devoted (idiom); faithful and true
耿耿于怀 gěng gěng huái to take troubles to heart (idiom); brooding
耿直 gěng zhí honest; frank; candid
耿耿 gěng gěng bright; devoted; having sth on one's mind; troubled
耿介 gěng jiè upright and outstanding
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