Meaning of 吾

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English Definition: I; my (old)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] five; surname
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words
维吾尔族 wéi ěr Uighur (Uyghur) ethnic group of Xinjiang
支吾 zhī to resist; to deal with
伊吾 Yiwu county in Kumul prefecture 哈密地区 , Xinjiang
支吾其词 zhī (idiom) to talk in a roundabout way to cover up the truth; evasive
吾人 rén (literary) we; us
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