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English Definitionto attract; to arouse; to tick; to strike out; to delineate; to collude; variant of , hook; (Chinese surname)
See alsogòu see 勾当
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngau1
Part of Speech(动) verb

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
勾划gōuhuàto sketch; to delineate
Words With Same Tail Word    
打勾dǎgōuto check; to tick; to buy (traditional)
打勾勾dǎgōu gōusee 拉钩
直勾勾zhí gōu gōuwith fixed eyes
配件挂勾pèijiàn guàgōuaccessory hook
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