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gòu

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gòu Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gòu | gou4
English translation
to reach
to be enough
enough, adequate; to reach, to attain; to pass muster

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About gòu

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

gòu

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Status morpheme / 状态语素 Zhuàngtài yǔsù

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Etymology of gòu

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

句多

Semantic compound

duō

Phonetic compound

gōu

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. duō represents the meaning and gōu represents the sound.

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Example sentences using gòu

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关掉 guān diào le 煤气 méi qì , gòu 机灵 jīling de .

She was intelligent enough to turn off the gas.

zhè Shū fàng tài Gāo , gòu zhāo .

The book's too high -- I can't reach it.

接著我们 wǒmen 致力 zhìlì zhǎo chū 能够 néng gòu 减弱 jiǎn ruò 辐射 fúshè de 聚合物 jù hé wù .

Then we got involved with trying to find polymers that attenuate radiation.

diǎn 起脚 cái 勉强 miǎnqiǎng gòu zhāo 电钮 diàn niǔ .

By standing on tip - toe, I managed to reach the button.

他们 tā men jiāo shòu de 棉花 miánhua 全部 quánbù 够得上一级 yī jí .

All the cotton they sold to the state was top grade.

Words with gòu

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
能够 néng gòu can能夠
gòu enough (sufficient) gòu
不够 bù gòu not enough不夠
足够 zú gòu enough足夠
够呛 gòu qiàng unbearable夠嗆
够格 gòu gé apt夠格
受够 shòu gòu to have had enough of受夠
够朋友 gòu péng you (coll.) to be a true friend夠朋友
够不着 gòu bu zháo to be unable to reach夠不著
够意思 gòu yì si wonderful夠意思
够本 gòu běn to break even夠本
够味 gòu wèi just right夠味
够得着 gòu de zháo to reach夠得著
够戗 gòu qiàng unbearable夠戧

gòu Decomposition & Compounds

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gòu Decomposition

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