gū paternal aunt; husband's sister; nun

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

Note

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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Chinese proverb

Proverb

负荆
Fù jīng qǐng zuì [fu jing qing zui]
carry thorns ask pain
To carry a cane and ask to be punished
Admit a fault and offer an apology
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Gù zuǒ yòu ér yán tā [gu zuo you er yan ta]
look at left and right sides but then talk him
Looking both ways and changing the subject
Avoiding talking about something; taking a long digression
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