guō pot; pan


Alternative traditional form of character:

Different tone

guó (country) guò (past)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

热锅上的蚂蚁 rè guō shàng de mǎ yǐ In a state of feverish activity and excitement
Jade - China's precious gemstone

Jade - China's precious gemstone

Culture

Jade is highly valued in China, and much of Asia, above gold and diamonds. The gemstone that is harder than steel can be carved into exquisite shapes.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

堑,
Chī qiàn, cháng zhì [chi yi qian, chang yi zhi]
eat one chasm long one wise
Fall into a pit but learn from the experience
Gain wisdom from experience of set backs
Learn from your mistakes
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