guō pot; pan

Made up of [ jīn metal radical 167]
Alternative traditional form of character:


This represents an iron bowl (wok) so has the metal radical. The right part 'guo' is a family name. In Cantonese this is pronounced 'wok'.
Number of strokes: 12

Related characters

Also uses jīn component: pù (store) qián (money) tiě (arms) yín (silver) zhōng (clock) zuān (to drill)

Different tone

guó (country) guǒ (fruit) guò (past)

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