Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, bāo wrap radical 20]
Used as component in : gòu
This measure word can be used with these nouns: shī (poem)
Made with 5 strokes.
An utterance from the 'mouth' is a sentence; the wrapping character used to provide the phonetic and also meaning as 'person'. Also a measure word for poems, sentences etc.
Ancient small seal form Small seal

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Also uses kǒu component: (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) (rich) (good fortune) gào (to tell) (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) (together) (to close) (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) (office) jūn (monarch) (coffee) (can) lìng (other) (?) mìng (life) míng (name) míng (to call (birds)) ne (and you?) (hops) pǐn (article) (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (one) zhī (to know) zhōu (circuit) (foot)
Also uses bāo component: bāo (to cover) gǒu (dog) (why) (grape) sháo (spoon) táo (grapes) (do not)

Sounds same


Different tone

(to reside) (tangerine) (office)

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