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
More: 锅* | *锅 | *锅*
Example Sentences
I love eating hot pot.
I like to eat hotpot.
I also want to eat hot pot.
She can use a wok to make soup.
Tonight, I want to have hot pot for dinner.