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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Gǔ | Gu3
English translation
surname Gu
ancient
old
paleo-
old, classic, ancient

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

Contains the radical

kǒu

Part of speech

Adjective / 形容词 xíng róng cí Xíngróng cí

Learning hint

Words passing through ten  shí mouths  kǒu

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

十口

Explanation

Origin unclear. Possibly a pictograph of a shield.

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shuì dòng Xīn 建筑 jiànzhù 只是 zhǐ shì 仿 fǎng 古典 gǔdiǎn 传统 chuántǒng .

He said that the new building merely aped the classical traditions.

Fāng 鸿 hóng 渐要 bào 小姐 xiǎojie 欢心 huān xīn ,便 biàn Hēi tián 朱古力 zhū gǔ lì 小姐 xiǎojie 那些 nà xiē 亲昵 qīn nì de 称呼 chēnghu 告诉 gàosu .

He tried to amuse her by calling her the affectionate nicknames " Dark Sweetie " and " Miss Chocolate. "

经常 jīngcháng 出没 chū mò 那栋古老 gǔ lǎo de 房子 fáng zi .

He often haunts about the old house.

穿着 chuān zhuó 高及膝盖 xīgài de 护腿,留着海象 hǎi xiàng bān 的八字, zhēn shì 古怪 gǔguài de 老家伙 lǎo jiā huo .

He is the queer old duck with the knee - length gaiters and walrus mustache.

许多 xǔduō yǒu 尼古丁 ní gǔ dīng yǐn de chōu yān rén 容易 róngyì yān jiè diào .

Many smokers who are chemically addicted to nicotine cannot cut down easily.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
old
古怪 gǔguài eccentric古怪 gǔguài
古巴 Gǔ bā Cuba古巴 Gǔ bā
古老 gǔ lǎo ancient古老 gǔ lǎo
古代 gǔdài ancient times古代 gǔdài
古典 gǔdiǎn classical古典 gǔdiǎn
古董 gǔdǒng curio古董 gǔdǒng
蒙古 Měng gǔ Mongolia蒙古 Měng gǔ
复古 fù gǔ to turn back the clock復古
内蒙古 Nèi měng gǔ Inner Mongolia內蒙古
古人 gǔ rén the ancients古人 gǔ rén
考古 kǎogǔ archaeology考古 kǎogǔ
古城 gǔ chéng ancient city古城 gǔ chéng
远古 yuǎn gǔ antiquity遠古
考古学家 kǎo gǔ xué jiā archaeologist考古學家
自古 zì gǔ (since) ancient times自古 zì gǔ
古板 gǔ bǎn outmoded古板 gǔ bǎn
古墓 gǔ mù old tomb (archaeology)古墓 gǔ mù
古迹 gǔ jì historical sites古蹟
古装 gǔ zhuāng ancient costume古裝
古今 gǔ jīn then and now古今 gǔ jīn
千古 qiān gǔ for all eternity千古 qiān gǔ
古玩 gǔ wán antique古玩 gǔ wán
尼古丁 ní gǔ dīng nicotine (loanword)尼古丁 ní gǔ dīng

Decomposition & Compounds

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Decomposition

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Compounds

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