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JLC Chinese Character Lesson 32 – gu, ku 古故姑固估苦枯骷

Posted by Grace Feng on January 30, 2013

This is a Learn Mandarin Online Chinese Character Lesson series copyrighted by Just Learn Chinese. If this is your first time reading this, please read JLC Chinese Character Lesson Guide first.

1. Main Chinese pronunciation for these characters:

gu

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ku

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2. Chinese characters that we’ll learn and memorize today

JLC Chinese Character Lesson 32 – gu, ku 古故姑固估苦枯骷

All of them contain “sound component” of  ““. Let’s get into details. Characters marked with a “*” are less frequent ones:

Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Mandarin Pinyin English Definition Example Word Meaning Radical
gu3 ancient [hanzi]古代[/hanzi] gu3 dai4 (ancient)
gu4 instance; reason [hanzi]事故[/hanzi] shi4 gu4 (accident) article
gu1 paternal aunt [hanzi]姑妈[/hanzi] gu1 ma1 (aunt) women
gu4 hard; solid [hanzi]固体[/hanzi] gu4 ti3 (solid) box
gu1 estimate [hanzi]估计[/hanzi] gu1 ji4 (estimate) people
ku3 bitter; hardship [hanzi]艰苦[/hanzi] jian1 ku3 (hardship) grass
ku1 dried up [hanzi]干枯[/hanzi] gan1 ku1 (dried up) wood
骷* 骷* ku1 skeleton; [hanzi]骷髅[/hanzi] ku1 lou2 (skeleton) bone

3. Chinese Character Quiz

Are you ready for a test now? See how much you could memorize? The left character is simplified, the right character is traditional. Let me know!


JLC Chinese Character Quiz (中文字练习) - gu, ku

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Question 1

固, 固

A

dried up

B

hard; solid

C

paternal aunt

D

ancient

Question 2

苦, 苦

A

dried up

B

bitter; hardship

C

hard; solid

D

skeleton

Question 3

估, 估

A

paternal aunt

B

estimate

C

dried up

D

instance; reason

Question 4

古, 古

A

ancient

B

instance; reason

C

hard; solid

D

dried up

Question 5

故, 故

A

dried up

B

paternal aunt

C

bitter; hardship

D

instance; reason

Question 6

枯, 枯

A

bitter; hardship

B

dried up

C

instance; reason

D

ancient

Question 7

骷, 骷

A

hard; solid

B

skeleton

C

paternal aunt

D

bitter; hardship

Question 8

姑, 姑

A

skeleton

B

paternal aunt

C

instance; reason

D

estimate

Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 8 questions to complete.

 

 

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