Meaning of 锅

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(Trad.: 鍋)
Pinyin: guō
English Definition: pot; pan; boiler; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ guō ] to chat, to gossip, to jaw, to talk; mouth
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Example Words
锅炉 guō boiler
火锅 huǒ guō hotpot
大锅饭 guō fàn meal cooked in a large pot; communal meal; (fig.) system that rewards everyone equally regardless of merit
罗锅 luó guō humpbacked (e.g. a bridge); in the form of an arch; a hunchback
铁锅 tiě guō iron cooking pot
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Example Sentences
I want to drink two pots of very much, can we can not buy here!
The water here is so hard that all the pans fur up after a single use.
These new thirteenth century settlements, however, are in their material culture, that is to say their pots and their jars and their houses, entirely Canaanite.
After an hour or so, wash the pot as normal.
Maybe it is baking a casserole for a sick friend or a visit to a senior facility.