Meaning of 狗

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Pinyin: gǒu
English Definition: dog; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (dog) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ quǎn ] dog
    • [jùgou1] sentence, clause, phrase, paragraph; stanza
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Example Words
走狗 zǒu gǒu hunting dog; hound; (fig.) running dog; lackey
狗屁 gǒu bullshit; nonsense
狼狗 láng gǒu wolfdog
野狗 gǒu wild dog; feral dog; stray dog
狗熊 gǒu xióng black bear; coward
More: 狗* | *狗 | *狗*
Example Sentences
We feed our dogs on fresh meat.
His dog always sticks to him.
The dog turned on me when I went out.
Dan: One of the neighbors had a very fierce dog which scared everyone.
His dog nosed me,then let me go in.