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English Definitionto sketch; to delineate
Simplified Script勾划
Traditional Script勾劃
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄡ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngau1waak6
Word Decomposition
gōuto attract; to arouse; to tick; to strike out; to delineate; to collude; variant of , hook; (Chinese surname)
huàto delimit; to transfer; to assign; to plan; to draw (a line); stroke of a Chinese character

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
勾结gōujiéto collude with; to collaborate with; to gang up with
勾人gōurénsexy; seductive
勾兑gōuduìto blend various types of wine (or spirits, or fruit juices etc)
勾出gōuchūto delineate; to articulate; to evoke; to draw out; to tick off
勾勒gōulèto draw the outline of; to outline; to sketch; to delineate contours of; to give a brief account of
Words With Same Tail Word    
计划jìhuàplan; project; program; to plan; to map out
规划guīhuàto plan (how to do something); planning; plan; program
策划cèhuàto plot; to scheme; to bring about; to engineer; planning; producer; planner
筹划chóuhuàto plan and prepare
企划qǐhuàto plan; to lay out; to design
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