Meaning of 娲

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(Trad.: 媧)
English Definition: surname Wa; sister of legendary emperor Fu Xi 伏羲
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (woman) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ guō ] to chat, to gossip, to jaw, to talk; mouth
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Example Words
女娲 Nüwa (creator of humans in Chinese mythology)
女娲氏 shì Nüwa (creator of humans in Chinese mythology)
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Example Sentences
Three plus nine is twelve.
On festival occasions, natives of the Yi people and the Lisu people are invited to communicate with each other with melodious local songs, which is quite a spectacle.