guā melon; gourd; squash


Made with 5 strokes.
Originally a picture of seeds within a fruit

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

强扭的瓜不甜 qiáng niǔ de guā bù tián Coercion never ends up satisfactorily. Leave things to develop naturally
种瓜得瓜种豆得豆 zhòng guā dé guā zhòng dòu dé dòu Live with the consequences of your actions
瓜田李下 guā tián lǐ xià Avoid circumstances that give rise to false suspicion, If someone is seen near ripe melons or under a plum tree they are open to suspicion of theft. A longer form of the saying makes it clear that you should not tie up your shoes in a melon field or out on a hat under a plum tree as these actions are

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guā melon