Meaning of 构

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(Trad.: 構)
Pinyin: gòu
English Definition: to construct; to form; to make up; to compose; literary composition; paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ gōu ] to hook, to join, to connect; to entice
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Example Words
结构 jié gòu structure; composition; makeup; architecture; Classifiers:
机构 gòu mechanism; structure; organization; agency; institution; Classifiers:
构成 gòu chéng to constitute; to form; to compose; to make up; to configure (computing)
构建 gòu jiàn to construct (sth abstract)
构筑 gòu zhù to build; to construct
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