• ㄍㄨˇ

    ancient

    surname Gu, old

    • shí

      ㄕˊ

      ten

      10

    • kǒu

      ㄎㄡˇ

      opening

      mouth, domestic animals

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Ten (十) ancient (古) mouths (口) were found in the sandbox.

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dài

ㄍㄨˇ ㄉㄞˋ

ancient + generation

ancient times, olden times

ㄈㄨˋ ㄍㄨˇ

duplicate + ancient

to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration), to turn back the clock, neoclassical school during Tang and Song associated with classical writing 古文, retro (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s)

chéng

ㄍㄨˇ ㄔㄥˊ

ancient + city

ancient city