- 扛 [gāng]
- （用两手举） lift with both hands:
strong enough to lift a tripod 力能扛鼎- （抬东西） (of two or more people) carry together
- 扛 [káng]
- （用肩膀承担物体） carry on the shoulder; shoulder:
shoulder a gun; bear arms; 扛枪
carry a hoe on one's shoulder 扛着锄头
He related how he had worked as a farm-hand since he was thirteen.
It was courteous of him to help the old lady with her bundles.