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Radical:
Radical Strokes: 6
Total Strokes: 6

Pronunciation

Pinyin: gèn, hén, gěn
Cantonese: gan3
JapaneseKun: USHITORA
JapaneseOn: KON
Korean: KAN
Vietnamese: cấn

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: seventh of eight diagrams

CE-Dict: one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[ba1 gua4], symbolizing mountain/☶

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.one of the Eight Diagrams for divination
gen
ㄍㄣˇ
1.(of food) tough; leathery
2.straightforward; forthright; blunt
3.(of clothing) simple
4.(of one's personality) honest; upright

朗道漢英字典 - Lang Dao: straightforward; tough

懶蟲簡明漢英詞典: straightforward; tough

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《匕部》艮 很也。从匕、目。匕目,猶目相匕,不相下也。《易》曰:“𥃩其限。”匕目為𥃩,𠤎目為眞也。

康熙字典文字版 【未集下】【艮字部】 艮
【唐韻】【集韻】【韻會】【正韻】𠀤古恨切,根去聲。【說文】艮,很也。从匕目。匕目,猶目相匕不相下。匕目爲𥃩,很戾不進之意。 又卦名。止也,限也。【易·艮卦】彖曰:艮,止也。時止則止,時行則行。 又堅也。【揚子·方言】艮磑,堅也。【註】艮,磑,皆石名。 又難也。【揚子·太𤣥經】象艮有守。【註】艮,難也。 又姓。漢有艮當,注樂經。 又【集韻】胡恩切,音痕。與拫同。拫攎,引也。

CF-Dict: opiniâtre, dur/183e radical

Han-De-Dict: Viertes der Acht Trigramme im Bagua des I Ging, "Aufrichtigkeit" (u.E.)