gǎn
n. perch, pole, shaft, rod
Other meanings
[gǎn]   m. measure word for flags, pens or guns
[gān]   n. pole, staff, post, shaft (usu. standing vertically on the ground)
    tree

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
bí gǎn
n. pen holder
mù gān
n. wooden shaft
lā gǎn
n. pull rod; drag/tension link; draw bar; telescopic rod
gǎn jūn
n. (microbiology) bacilus