Meaning of 喉

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Pinyin: hóu
English Definition: throat; larynx
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ hóu ] marquis, lord; target in archery
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Example Words:
喉咙 [ hóu lóng ]: throat; larynx
喉头 [ hóu tóu ]: throat; larynx
咽喉 [ yān hóu ]: throat
休氏白喉林莺 [ xiū shì bái hóu lín yīng ]: (bird species of China) Hume's whitethroat (Sylvia althaea)
喉咽 [ hóu yān ]: laryngopharynx; fig. a key position
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