gū paternal aunt; husband's sister; nun

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, ancient ]


The female radical suggests a woman and 'gu' (ancient) is the phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)
Using : gù (happening) gū (estimate) gù (hard) kǔ (bitter)

Sounds same

gū (estimate)

Different tone

gǔ (ancient) gǔ (valley) gù (happening) gù (hard)

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