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gāng
adj. stiff, bristly; strong, firm
Other meanings
[gāng]   adv. just now, newly; just
[gāng]   adv. exactly
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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.
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yǐ róu kè gāng
idiom. to use softness to overcome hardness, roll with the punches
gāng qiáng
adj. firm, unyielding
yáng gāng
adj. manly, masculine
gāng jìng
adj. bold, vigorous, sturdy
bǐ lì gāng jìng
phr. (of calligraphy or drawing) strokes or styles are firm and forceful
gāng róu
n. hardness and softness