固 gù hard; strong; solid
Made up of [囗 wéi
proud; enclosure; upright
radical 31, 古 gǔ
NoteThe character 'gu' for sound is in an enclosure. As 'gu' means ancient this suggests the meaning of solidity
Number of strokes 8
Using 囗 wéi
: 国 guó (country) 园 yuán (park) 回 huí (to circle)
Using 古 gǔ
: 故 gù (happening) 姑 gū (paternal aunt) 估 gū (estimate) 苦 kǔ (bitter)
Sounds same故 gù (happening)
Different tone姑 gū (paternal aunt)
估 gū (estimate)
古 gǔ (ancient)
谷 gǔ (valley)
Stroke order for character 固, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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