gù hard; strong; solid

Made up of [ wéi proud; enclosure; upright radical 31, ancient ]

Note

The character 'gu' for sound is in an enclosure. As 'gu' means ancient this suggests the meaning of solidity
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses wéi component: guó (country) huí (to circle) miàn (face) sì (four) yuán (park) zhōng (centre)
Also uses component: gù (happening) gū (estimate) gū (paternal aunt) hú (lake) kè (to be able to) kǔ (bitter)

Sounds same

gù (happening)

Different tone

gū (paternal aunt) gū (estimate) gǔ (ancient) gǔ (valley)

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

dǎn the gall; the nerve; courage

Made up of [ yuè moon; month radical 74, dàn dawn; morning; day-break]

Origin

The moon radical is really in this case 'meat', 'dan' is phonetic
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Culture

The traditional Chinese calendar is still used to determine the date of some festivals, and in particular the most important one - Chinese New Year. Our calendar shows each month with both Chinese and Western calendar information together with all the important anniversaries occurring on each day and the whole year.
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