辜 - Dong Chinese dictionary

crime

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
辛 meaning component

  Meaning component

xīn

  

laborious

古 sound component

  Sound component

  

old

Evolution

辜 Bronze script Late Warring States (~250 BC)

Bronze script

Late Warring States (~250 BC)
辜 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

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

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

crime, criminal offense; crime; sin

 

surname Gu

Most common words with 辜
Freq.
Word
Meaning

无辜

innocent

辜负

to let down

crime

辜振甫

Koo Chen-fu (1917-2005), Taiwanese businessman and diplomat

死有余辜

death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom); dreadful crimes that rankled even after the perpetrator is dead