口 - Dong Chinese dictionary

kǒu

mouth

Pictograph of a mouth.

Evolution

口 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
口 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
口 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
口 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
口 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

kǒu

mouth; open end; entrance, gate; classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc); classifier for bites or mouthfuls

Most common words with 口
Freq.
Word
Meaning

mouth

出口

an exit

人口

population

伤口

wound

开口

to open one's mouth

Component uses

Meaning component in 387 characters

𪠽

Sound component in 7 characters

Unknown component in 11 characters

沿

Distinguishing component in 2 characters