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Pronunciation
Mandarin gǒu
Cantonese (Jyutping)gau2
Japanese Kuniyashikumo
Japanese Onkou, ku
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)kwu
Meaning
Definition careless, frivolous; illicit; grammatical particle: if, but, if only; surname; grass name; distinguish DKW 30853 (ji4)
Character Rank
Traditional3084
Simplified2237
常用字表2779
Common Words With This Character  
一丝不苟yī sī bùgǒunot one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules; meticulous; not one hair out of place
不苟bùgǒunot lax; not casual; careful; conscientious
苟且gǒuqiěperfunctory; careless; drifting along; resigned to one's fate; improper (relations); illicit (sex)
苟取gǒuqǔ(literary) to extort; to take as bribe
苟合gǒuhéillicit sexual relations
苟同gǒutóngto agree blindly
Related Characters
Semantic
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+82DF
Big 5AD65
GB2312B9B6
Input Method Codes
Cangjietpr
Four Corner4462.7
WuBi 86aqkf
WuBi 98aqkf aqkl
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