Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+9BC1 (鯁)

fish bones; honest, upright
Radical 𤋳𩵋
Strokes (without radical) 7 Total Strokes 18
Mandarin reading gěng Cantonese reading gang2
Japanese on reading kou kyou Japanese kun reading
Korean reading kyeng Vietnamese reading
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CEDICT Entries:

   [ gěng ]    to choke on a piece of food, (literary) a fish bone lodged in one's throat
   [ gěng hoú ]    to choke on a piece of food etc
   [ gěng zhí ]    variant of 耿直[geng3 zhi2]
⇒    [ gěng zaì hoú ]    lit. as if having a fish bone stuck in one's throat (idiom), fig. very upset and needing to express one's displeasure
⇒    [ gěng ]    fish bone, bone stuck in the throat, sth one feels obliged to speak out about, candid speaker
⇒    [ gěng zhī chén ]    lit. fish bone of a minister (idiom); fig. person one can rely on for candid criticism
⇒    [ gěng zaì hoú ]    fish bone stuck in one's throat (idiom); fig. to feel obliged to speak out candidly, sth on one's mind