Meaning of 孤

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English Definition: lone; lonely
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (child) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ zi ] son, child; seed, egg; fruit; small thing
    • [ guā ] melon, gourd, squash, cucumber
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Example Words:
孤立 [ ]: isolate; isolated
孤独 [ ]: lonely; solitary
孤儿 [ ér ]: orphan
一意孤行 [ xíng ]: obstinately clinging to one's course (idiom); willful; one's own way; dogmatic
孑影孤单 [ jié yǐng dān ]: to be all alone by oneself
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