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刚 gāng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

刚 (gāng) English Meaning

  • just
  • barely
  • exactly
  • hard
  • firm
  • strong

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 他刚到。
    Tā gāng dào.
    He just arrived.
  • 他刚来这里
    Tā gāng lái zhèlǐ
    He just got here.
  • 我刚写完信。
    Wǒ gāng xiě wán xìn.
    I’ve just finished writing a letter.
  • 他刚回到家。
    Tā gāng huí dàojiā.
    He just got home.
  • 他刚离开家。
    Tā gāng líkāi jiā.
    He just left home.
  • 他刚请假走了。
    Tā gāng qǐngjià zǒule.
    He just left on leave.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 gang
  • 冈 (gāng): ridge; mound;
  • 刂 (dāo): knife

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 刚

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

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