gǒu dog; cursed

Made up of [ quǎn dog radical 94, bāo wrap radical 20, kǒu mouth radical 30]


Contains the radical for 'dog' or 'animal' with a phonetic for 'gou'

Related characters

Using quǎn : shī (lion) māo (cat) zhū (hog)
Using bāo : bāo (to cover) wù (do not) jù (sentence) sháo (spoon) hé (why)
Using kǒu : yòu (right) hé (together) wèn (ask) jiào (called) yǔ (language) shǐ (history) zhī (one) chī (to eat) fú (good fortune) fù (rich) gǔ (ancient) hēng (prosperous) huò (maybe) jiù (fault) jūn (monarch) kě (can) mìng (life) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) suī (although) tái (typhoon) xǐ (to be fond of) zhī (to know) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot) hào (name) gōng (palace) jù (sentence) mǎ (?) yuē (to speak) hé (to close) jí (lucky) lìng (other) bā (supposition or suggestion) xiōng (elder brother) hāi (sound of sighing) míng (name) gào (to tell) zhān (to observe) hòu (behind) táng (Tang) gè (each) chàng (to sing) tīng (to listen) hē (drink) yǎo (to bite) ne (and you?) chuán (boat)

Different tone

gòu gòu (to reach)

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stroke order for 狗
Stroke order for character 狗, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


狗急跳墙 gǒu jí tiaò qiáng Extreme circumstances require extreme measures
狗猛酒酸 gǒu měng jiǔ suān Bad company discourages true friends
嫁鸡随鸡, 嫁狗随狗 jià jī suí jī, jià gǒu suí gǒu Changing approach and actions according to who you are with
狼心狗肺 láng xīn gǒu fèi Ungrateful and unscrupulous
肉包子打狗 ròu bāo zǐ dǎ gǒu To use a self defeating method to solve a problem
兔死狗烹 tù sǐ gǒu pēng Watch your back. Once the job is done you may be sacked


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