Meaning of 冈

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(Trad.: 岡)
Pinyin: gāng
English Definition: ridge; mound
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: Simplified form of 岡, clouds forming over a mountain
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
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Example Words
山冈 shān gāng mound; small hill
俄勒冈 é gāng Oregon
俄勒冈州 é gāng zhōu Oregon
神冈 shén gāng Shenkang township in Taichung county 台中县 , Taiwan
拉冈 gāng Lacan (psychoanalyst)
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Example Sentences
One complete copy of Against Celsus survives, at the Vatican.
"I think his narrations on Life are some of the best I've heard him do, " Gunton says.
Officials worry most about the Hamaoka plant in Shizuoka prefecture, which is reckoned to pose the greatest risk to Tokyo should a quake strike nearer the capital.
Because Hamaoka sits directly over the subduction zone near the junction of two plates, and is overdue for a major earthquake, it is considered to be the most dangerous nuclear power plant in Japan.