qù go


Used as component in : Made up of [ private; secret; selfish radical 28, earth; soil radical 32]

Note

Origin from a cover over a hidden or empty vessel. When the lid is lifted the secret 'goes'
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses component: gōng (public) me (what) néng (to be able to) tái (typhoon) yún (cloud) zhì (to arrive)
Also uses component: chéng (city) dì (earth) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet) hēi (black) jiāng (border) kuài (piece) lǐ (inside) líng (mound) shèng (holy) sì (Buddhist temple) zài (exist) zhì (to arrive) zhōu (surname Zhou) zǒu (walk) zuò (sit) zuò (seat)

Different tone

qǔ (to take)

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Pronunciation

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

Phrases

wǒ qù zhōng guó I am going to China
tā qù nà r le Where has he gone?
tā mén míng nián qù měi guó They are going to America next year
nǐ yào qù nà r Where do you want to go?

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