1. 姑 is the 992nd most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 27 words.
  4. appears as a component in 1 character.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (woman), (ten), (mouth)
Graphical :
=> , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. gu1 - paternal aunt/husband's sister/husband's mother (old)/nun/for the time being (literary)

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 姑 (gu1): The component 女 is pronounced as 'ru3'. It has the same pinyin final.
  2. Pronunciation clue for 姑 (gu1): The component 古 is pronounced as 'gu3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency


Medium Frequency

姑妈 (姑媽)

Appears In:

also appears in:
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
If you see questions marks or too many "block" characters, especially when it comes to level 3 decomposition you might need the correct font.