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The Chinese word guo - 国 - guó
(country in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

country, nation, state, homeland, national,
motherland, fatherland

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 国 ( guó ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.

Chinese characters  ( guo / guó ) with pronunciation (English translation: country )
国 ( guo / guó ) in traditional characters

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

king  |  imagine this as the border of a country
国 ( guo / guó ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 16)
Chinese example words containing the character 国 ( guo / guó )
阿拉伯联合酋长国 ( Ālābó liánhé qiúzhăngguó = United Arab Emirates ), 爱国 ( àiguó = patriotic ), 德国 ( Déguó = Germany ), 多米尼加共和国 ( Duōmĭníjiā gònghéguó = Dominican Republic ), 国际 ( guójì = international ), 国家 ( guójiā = country ), 首都国际机场 ( shŏudū guójì jīchăng = the Capital International Airport, Beijing ), 同盟国 ( tóngméngguó = ally ), 外国 ( wàiguó = foreign country ),
More words that mean country in Chinese
guójiā ( 国家 )
More words that mean nation in Chinese
mínzú ( 民族 )

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