Write 工(gōng)(worker) in Chinese character

工(gōng)

Origin:

甲骨文中,“工”是一把工具的样子,本义是“工具”,引申为“做工的人”以及“巧妙”、“细致”的意思。
On ancient oracle bone inscriptions, “工” looks like a tool. Its original meaning is “tool,” which then extended to “worker,” “ingenious,” and “meticulous.”

Meaning:

worker; exquisit; delicate; be good at; be versed in

Words:

工厂( gōngchǎng): factory
工程(gōngchéng): engineering; construction project
工程师(gōngchéngshī): engineer
工夫(gōngfu): time
工具(gōngjù): tool; instrument
工人( gōngrén):laborer; worker
工作:gōngzuò/ job; work

Sentences:

1、 Dàxué bìyè zhī hòu, tā xīwàng néng dāng yīmíng gōngchéngshī.
大学毕业之后,他希望能当一名工程师。
After graduating from college, he hopes to become an engineer.


2、Cái yīhuìr de gōngfu, tā de yīfú jiù dōu màiwán le.
才一会儿的功夫,他的衣服就都卖完了。
It took him just a short amount of time to sell all the clothes.

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