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洪家 is the martial arts title Hung Ga or Hung Gar.
The first character means flood, big, immense, or great but it can also be the surname, Hong or Hung.
The last character means family or home.
This can also be read as “The Hung Family” or “The Hung Household.” This title is mostly associated with a style of Kung Fu.
The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...
|Title||Characters||Romaji (Romanized Japanese)||Various forms of Romanized Chinese|
|Gar||ガー||gaa / ga|
|Hung Gar||洪家||hóng jiā / hong2 jia1 / hong jia / hongjia||hung chia / hungchia|
|Hung Ga Kuen||洪家拳||hóng jiā quán|
hong2 jia1 quan2
hong jia quan
|hung chia ch`üan
hung chia chüan
|Lau Gar Kung Fu||劉家功夫|
|liú jiā gōng fu|
liu2 jia1 gong1 fu
liu jia gong fu
|liu chia kung fu
|Hung Kuen||洪拳||hóng quán|
|In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.|
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.
Some people may refer to this entry as Gar Kanji, Gar Characters, Gar in Mandarin Chinese, Gar Characters, Gar in Chinese Writing, Gar in Japanese Writing, Gar in Asian Writing, Gar Ideograms, Chinese Gar symbols, Gar Hieroglyphics, Gar Glyphs, Gar in Chinese Letters, Gar Hanzi, Gar in Japanese Kanji, Gar Pictograms, Gar in the Chinese Written-Language, or Gar in the Japanese Written-Language.