Meaning of 廓

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Pinyin: kuò
English Definition: big; empty; open
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (wide) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ guō ] city limits; surname
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Example Words
轮廓 lún kuò an outline; silhouette
廓清 kuò qīng to clear up; to wipe out; to eradicate
八廓街 kuò jiē Barkhor street, central business area and pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
胸廓 xiōng kuò thorax
八廓 kuò Barkhor, pilgrim circuit around Jokhang temple in Lhasa, Tibet
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Example Sentences
Among them, " Barkhor street" is the most prestigious one.
Although the movie character looks very good on the surface, the inner outline is actually unclear.