Meaning of 岡

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(Simplified: 冈)
Pinyin: gāng
English Definition: ridge; mound
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictographic: Clouds forming over a mountain
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
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Example Sentences
"I think his narrations on Life are some of the best I've heard him do, " Gunton says.
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.
One complete copy of Against Celsus survives, at the Vatican.
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.