Meaning of 购

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(Trad.: 購)
Pinyin: gòu
English Definition: to buy; to purchase
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ gōu ] to hook, to join, to connect; to entice
Example Words:
购物 [ gòu ]: shopping
采购 [ cǎi gòu ]: to procure (for an enterprise etc); to purchase
购买 [ gòu mǎi ]: to purchase; to buy
收购 [ shōu gòu ]: to purchase (from various places); to acquire (a company)
购买力 [ gòu mǎi ]: purchasing power
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