gù hard; strong; solid

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


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

Using wéi : guó (country) yuán (park)
Using : gù (happening) gū (paternal aunt) gū (estimate) 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
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