Meaning of 咕

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English Definition: (onom.) for the sound of a bird, an empty stomach etc
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] old, classic, ancient
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Example Words
咕咚 dōng splash; (onom.) for heavy things falling down
咕噜 lu (onom.) to rumble (of a stomach); to coo (of a dove); rumbling; noisy drinking sound
叽哩咕噜 li (onom.) to jabber; to rumble
叽里咕噜 li see 叽哩咕噜
咕唧 to whisper; to mutter
More: 咕* | *咕 | *咕*
Example Sentences
Miguel dreams about visiting Europe again.
I called out again "Goo - goo - mama."
The pigeon was eating and cooing at the same time.
I laughed, and with pride I said "Goo gah."
I smiled back and said "Goo goo goo. " and I won't tell you what that means!