gou4
dirt; disgrace

strokes 9
radical
strokes after radical 6
鼻垢 鼻垢 bi2 gou4
dried nasal mucus; booger

藏垢纳污 藏垢納污 cang2 gou4 na4 wu1
to hide dirt, to conceal corruption (idiom); to shelter evil people and accept wrongdoing; aiding and abetting wicked deeds

藏污纳垢 藏污納垢 cang2 wu1 na4 gou4
to hide dirt, to conceal corruption (idiom); to shelter evil people and accept wrongdoing; aiding and abetting wicked deeds

除垢剂 除垢劑 chu2 gou4 ji4
detergent

纯真无垢 純真無垢 chun2 zhen1 wu2 gou4
pure of heart

耳垢 耳垢 er3 gou4
ear dirt; common word for earwax 耵聹|耵聍

含垢忍辱 含垢忍辱 han2 gou4 ren3 ru3
to bear shame and humiliation (idiom)

积垢 積垢 ji1 gou4
deeply accumulated filth

泥垢 泥垢 ni2 gou4
dirt; grime

蓬首垢面 蓬首垢面 peng2 shou3 gou4 mian4
lit. with disheveled hair and a dirty face; of unkempt appearance (idiom)

蓬头垢面 蓬頭垢面 peng2 tou2 gou4 mian4
messy hair and dirty face; bad appearance

去垢剂 去垢劑 qu4 gou4 ji4
detergent

忍垢偷生 忍垢偷生 ren3 gou4 tou1 sheng1
to bear humiliation to save one's skin (idiom)

忍辱含垢 忍辱含垢 ren3 ru3 han2 gou4
to eat humble pie; to accept humiliation; to turn the other cheek

水垢 水垢 shui3 gou4
limescale

污垢 污垢 wu1 gou4
filth

牙垢 牙垢 ya2 gou4
dental plaque; tartar

油垢 油垢 you2 gou4
covered in grease

澡垢索疵 澡垢索疵 zao3 gou4 suo3 ci1
to wash the dirt to find a defect (idiom); to find fault; to nitpick