Meaning of 扛

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Ideographic: Labor done by hand ; also provides the pronunciation
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  • Pinyin: káng
    English Definition: to carry on one's shoulder; (fig.) to take on (a burden, duty etc)
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    Example Words:
    肩扛 jiān káng to carry on the shoulder
    人拉肩扛 rén jiān káng (done) by manpower (idiom)
    扛把子 káng zi (argot) gang leader
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  • Pinyin: gāng
    English Definition: to raise aloft with both hands; (of two or more people) to carry sth together
    Chinese Definition:
Example Sentences
He walked to the nearest stream with his fishing-rod .