gōng
char. public, state-owned; generally accepted or acknowledged; international, of the world; open, overt; righteous; fair, impartial
Other meanings
[gōng]   adj. male (This word can only describe the animals)
[gōng]   char. duke; Mister (term of address for an elderly man); (husband's side) father-in-law
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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
gōng kāi
v. to make sth known to the public; to be known by the public
gōng shì
n. (sciences) formula
gōng píng
adj. fair, just
gōng wù
n. official business, public affairs
gōng yuē
n. convention; pact; treaty
gōng jiāo
n. public transportation, mass transit
gōng shì
n. public affairs, official (matters, duties, etc.)
gōng zhāng
n. official seal
bǐng gōng
v. to handle impartially
gōng lì
n. the Gregorian calendar
chōng gōng
v. to confiscate
yīn gōng
phr. for fulfilling duties, on business, on duty (not used a lone)