Meaning of 赶

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(Trad.: 趕)
Pinyin: gǎn
English Definition: to overtake; to catch up with; to hurry; to rush; to try to catch (the bus etc); to drive (cattle etc) forward; to drive (sb) away; to avail oneself of (an opportunity); until
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (run) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ zǒu ] to walk, to run, to flee
    • [ gàn ] arid, dry; to oppose; to offend; to invade
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Example Words
赶到 gǎn dào to hurry (to some place)
赶紧 gǎn jǐn hurriedly; without delay
赶快 gǎn kuài at once; immediately
赶上 gǎn shàng to keep up with; to catch up with; to overtake; to chance upon; in time for
追赶 zhuī gǎn to pursue; to chase after; to accelerate; to catch up with; to overtake
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