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guà

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guà Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
guà | gua4
English translation
to hang or suspend (from a hook etc)
to hang up (the phone)
to be worried or concerned
to make a phone call (dialect)
to register or record
to hitch
classifier for sets or clusters of objects
to suspend, to put up, to hang; suspense

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About guà

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Number of strokes

9

Traditional form

guà

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of guà

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌圭

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

guī

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and guī represents the sound. Simplified form of guà .

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Example sentences using guà

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dào huì 人数 rén shù 二百 guà líng ér .

Two hundred odd were present at the meeting.

帕森斯夸口 kuā kǒu shuì , Shàn shì 胜利 shènglì 大厦 dàshà ,挂出 de 旗子 qí zi jiù yǒu 四百那么 nà me cháng .

Parsons boasted that Victory Mansions alone would display four hundred metres of bunting.

一面 yī miàn guà zài 烧毀 de 建筑物 jiàn zhù wù 房顶 fáng dǐng shǎng .

A tattered flag hung from the roof of the burnt - out building.

确保 quèbǎo 所有 suǒyǒu de 摄影 shèyǐng 资料 zīliào 包装 bāozhuāng 妥当 tuǒdang bìng 挂号 guàhào 寄出 jì chū .

Ensure all photographic material is properly packed and sent by recorded delivery.

这部影片 yǐng piàn shì yòng 摄影机 shè yǐng jī zài 悬挂 xuánguà shì 滑翔机 huá xiáng jī shǎng 拍摄 pāi shè de .

The film was taken by a camera mounted on a hang - glider.

Words with guà

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
guà to die guà
挂牌 guà pái lit. to hang up a plate掛牌
牵挂 qiān guà to worry about牽掛
悬挂 xuánguà to suspend懸掛
挂念 guà niàn concerned掛念
挂帅 guà shuài to be in command掛帥
挂号 guàhào to send by registered mail掛號
挂断 guà duàn to hang up (a phone)掛斷
倒挂 dào guà lit. to hang upside down倒掛
挂靠 guà kào affiliation掛靠
挂历 guà lì wall calendar掛曆
挂失 guà shī to report the loss of something掛失
挂职 guà zhí temporary assignment to a Chinese government or CPC post掛職
挂毯 guà tǎn tapestry掛毯
挂号信 guà hào xìn registered letter掛號信
一丝不挂 yī sī bù guà without a stitch of clothing一絲不掛
挂彩 guà cǎi to be wounded in action掛彩
挂心 guà xīn to worry掛心
挂钩 guà gōu to couple掛鉤
挂钟 guà zhōng wall clock掛鐘
披挂 pī guà to wear披掛
壁挂 bì guà wall hanging壁掛
挂图 guà tú wall chart掛圖

guà Decomposition & Compounds

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guà Decomposition

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