CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

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ㄎㄡ3 (kow3)

kǒu

 

= mouth; open end; entrance, gate => picture of an open mouth (radical 30) - also used as a measure word for things with mouths, such as people, domestic animals, cannons, and so on, as well as for bites or mouthfuls

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