guò past


Alternative traditional form of character:

Different tone

guō (pot) guó (country)

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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

八仙过海,各显神通 bā xiān guò hǎi, gè xiǎn shén tōng Everyone has their own special skills to contribute
过河拆桥 guò hé chāi qiáo Not showing consideration for those who follow
雨过天晴 yǔ guò tiān qíng Things are improving. Hope for the future
子不教父之过 zǐ bù jiào fù zhī guò Parents are responsible for their children's education

Acupuncture

One main branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concerns acupuncture. Over many centuries practitioners have worked out acupuncture points that can be used to block pain and cure illness. Traditionally the points are associated with the flow of 'qi' through the body. Qi is the life essence and proponents of the Daoist tradition believe controlling qi is essential to a long and healthy life.
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shè residence

Made up of [ rén person radical 9, shé tongue radical 135]

Origin

'person' gives the meaning, 'she' (tongue) gives phonetic
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