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v./adv./conj. (of someone) pass away, depart this life; intentionally; therefore
Other meanings
[gù]   char. old, past; things of the past; old friend, acquaintance; cause; incident, event
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 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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gù ér
conj. therefore
yǐ gù
adj. deceased
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nà ge lǎo tài tai bù xǐ huan tā de èr ér zi , gù ér qǔ xiāo le tā de yí chǎn jì chéng quán .
phr. The old woman doesn't like her second son, therefore she cut him off with a shilling.
gù nòng xuán xū
idiom. deliberately mystify; make a mystery (of)
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nà shì yīn wèi tā men yàn wù zhēn zhú suǒ jiàng shì de jīng diǎn , gù tā jiāng shǐ tā men de shàn gōng wú xiào
phr. (from the Quran) That is because they hate the Revelation of Allah; so He has made their deeds fruitless.