Meaning of 耿

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Pinyin: gěng
English Definition: bright; honest; upright; surname Geng
Chinese Definition:
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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Example Sentences
But Chu and Geng show why it may not matter.
Geng, who has worked six years at Foxconn, says between 30 and 50 workers come to him daily for advice on their personal lives.
As a student thirsty for knowledge, Geng is disappointed that only one or two lectures are held on campus every week. But galas and competitions are all over the campus.