[ gua1 ] melon / gourd / squash
[ huang2 gua1 ] cucumber / CL:條|条[tiao2]
[ sha3 gua1 ] idiot / fool
西 [ xi1 gua1 ] watermelon / CL:顆|颗[ke1],粒[li4],個|个[ge5]
[ mu4 gua1 ] papaya (Carica papaya) / genus Chaenomeles of shrubs in the family Rosaceae / Chinese flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
[ nan2 gua1 ] pumpkin
[ gua1 zi3 ] melon seed / seeds of pumpkin, watermelon or sunflower etc, roasted and flavored, consumed as a snack
[ dong1 gua1 ] wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida) / white gourd / white hairy melon / Chinese squash
[ ku3 gua1 ] bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear, balsam apple, leprosy gourd, bitter cucumber)
[ di4 gua1 ] sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) / yam (family Dioscoreaceae)
[ si1 gua1 ] luffa (loofah)
[ tang2 gua1 ] malt sugar candy, a traditional offering to the kitchen god Zaoshen 灶神
[ ha1 mi4 gua1 ] Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew melon / cantaloupe
[ fan1 mu4 gua1 ] papaya
[ gua1 zi3 lian3 ] oval face
[ gua1 ge2 ] connection / association / involvement
[ gua1 guo3 ] fruit (plural sense) / melons and fruit
[ tian2 gua1 ] muskmelon
[ gua1 fen1 ] to partition / to divide up
西 [ an1 xi1 ] Anxi county, former name of Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian
[ dai1 gua1 ] idiot / fool
[ qing1 gua1 ] cucumber
[ jiang4 gua1 ] pickled cucumber
[ ni2 jia1 la1 gua1 ] Nicaragua
[ nao3 gua1 ] skull / brain / head / mind / mentality / ideas
[ e4 gua1 duo1 er3 ] Ecuador
[ jin1 gua1 ] pumpkin (Gymnopetalum chinense) / a mace with a brass head resembling a pumpkin
[ xiao3 huang2 gua1 ] gherkin
[ cai4 gua1 ] snake melon / loofah
[ nao3 gua1 zi5 ] see 腦瓜|脑瓜[nao3 gua1]
[ xiang1 gua1 ] cantaloupe melon
[ hu2 gua1 ] cucumber
[ ben4 gua1 ] fool / blockhead
[ ma2 gua1 ] Muggles (Harry Potter)
[ wei1 di4 ma3 la1 ] Guatemala / see also 瓜地馬拉|瓜地马拉[Gua1 di4 ma3 la1]
[ gua1 shu2 di4 luo4 ] when the melon is ripe, it falls (idiom); problems sort themselves out in the fullness of time
[ gun3 gua1 lan4 shu2 ] lit. ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine (idiom); fig. to know fluently / to know sth inside out / to know sth by heart
[ ha1 mi4 gua1 ] Hami melon (a variety of muskmelon) / honeydew melon / cantaloupe / also written 哈密瓜
[ da3 gua1 ] a smaller variety of watermelon, with big, edible seeds
[ an1 ti2 gua1 dao3 ] Antigua
[ wo1 gua1 ] (dialect) pumpkin
[ fan1 gua1 ] (dialect) pumpkin
[ shun4 teng2 mo1 gua1 ] lit. to follow the vine to get to the melon / to track sth following clues
[ wai1 gua1 lie4 zao3 ] ugly / repulsive / also written 歪瓜裂棗|歪瓜裂枣[wai1 gua1 lie4 zao3]
[ yan1 huang2 gua1 ] pickle
[ fo2 shou3 gua1 ] chayote or alligator pear (Sechium edule)
[ long2 xu1 cai4 ] asparagus / (Tw) young shoots of the chayote vine 佛手瓜[fo2 shou3 gua1]
[ mian4 gua1 ] (dialect) pumpkin / (fig.) oaf
[ liu3 yuan2 ] Liuyuan town in Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian
[ gua1 zhou1 ] Guazhou county in Jiuquan 酒泉, Gansu
[ nao3 gua1 r5 ] erhua variant of 腦瓜|脑瓜[nao3 gua1]
[ gua1 da2 la1 ha1 la1 ] Guadalajara
[ wai1 gua1 lie4 zao3 ] ugly / repulsive
[ ai3 gua1 ] eggplant (Cantonese)
[ gua1 pi2 mao4 ] Chinese skullcap resembling the skin of half a watermelon
[ gua1 cai4 ] fruit and vegetables
[ gua1 di4 ] pedicel and calyx of muskmelon (used in TCM)
[ gua1 nong2 ] melon farmer
[ gua1 da2 ka3 na4 er3 dao3 ] Guadalcanal Island
[ gua1 da2 ka3 na4 er3 zhan4 yi4 ] battle of Guadalcanal of late 1942, the turning point of the war in the Pacific
[ gua1 da2 la1 ma3 ] Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range across Iberia, passing north of Madrid)
[ gua1 da2 la1 ma3 shan1 ] Sierra de Guadarrama (mountain range across Iberia, passing north of Madrid)
[ gua1 da2 er3 ] Gwadar, free trade port city in Pakistani province of Baluchistan
[ gua1 da2 er3 gang3 ] Gwadar Port on Arabian Sea in Pakistani province of Baluchistan
[ hu4 gua1 ] bottle gourd
[ yu2 chi4 gua1 ] spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo)
[ qiang3 niu3 de5 gua1 bu4 tian2 ] lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom) / fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
[ pai1 huang2 gua1 ] smashed cucumber salad
西 [ an1 xi1 xian4 ] Anxi county, former name of Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian
[ e4 gua1 duo1 ] Ecuador (Tw)
[ bai2 lan2 gua1 ] honeydew melon
[ a1 kong1 jia1 gua1 ] Cerro Aconcagua, mountain in the Americas
[ a1 kong1 jia1 gua1 shan1 ] Mount Aconcagua, Argentina, the highest point in the Western Hemisphere
[ wang2 po2 mai4 gua1 , zi4 mai4 zi4 kua1 ] every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
[ di4 gua1 mian4 ] sweet potato or yam noodles
[ ji1 li1 gua1 la1 ] (Taiwan) see 嘰哩咕嚕|叽哩咕噜[ji1 li5 gu1 lu1]
[ ye4 kai1 hua1 ] bottle gourd (i.e. 瓠瓜[hu4 gua1])
[ po4 gua1 ] (of a girl) to lose one's virginity / to deflower a virgin / to reach the age of 16 / (of a man) to reach the age of 64
[ he2 zhang3 gua1 ] see 佛手瓜[fo2 shou3 gua1]
[ zhong4 gua1 de2 gua1 , zhong4 dou4 de2 dou4 ] lit. Sow melon and you get melon, sow beans and you get beans (idiom); fig. As you sow, so shall you reap. / One must live with the consequences of one's actions. / You've made your bed, now must lie on it.
[ ma3 na2 gua1 ] Managua, capital of Nicaragua (Tw)
[ pu2 gua1 ] white flowered gourd or calabash (family Crescentia)
[ hai3 gua1 zi3 ] Tellina iridescens (a bivalve mollusk) / any similar small clam
[ gun3 gua1 liu1 yuan2 ] (of animals) round and fat
[ yue4 gua1 ] snake melon
[ liu3 yuan2 zhen4 ] Liuyuan town in Guazhou county 瓜州縣|瓜州县[Gua1 zhou1 xian
西 [ jian3 le5 zhi1 ma5 diu1 le5 xi1 gua1 ] to let go of the big prize while grabbing at trifles (idiom)
[ chi1 gua1 qun2 zhong4 ] peanut gallery (esp. in online forums) / onlookers who are interested in the spectacle but don't have anything knowledgeable to say about it / (neologism c. 2016)
[ jin1 gua1 shi2 ] Jinguashi, town in Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, noted for its historic gold and copper mines, used as a prisoner-of-war camp by the Japanese (1942-1945)
[ nan2 gua1 deng1 ] jack-o'-lantern
[ ku3 gua1 lian3 ] sour expression on one's face
[ an1 ti2 gua1 he2 ba1 bu4 da2 ] Antigua and Barbuda
[ yi4 da4 li4 qing1 gua1 ] zucchini
[ sha3 gua1 xiang4 ji1 ] point-and-shoot camera / compact camera
[ ma3 na4 gua1 ] Managua, capital of Nicaragua
[ lao3 wang2 mai4 gua1 , zi4 mai4 zi4 kua1 ] every potter praises his own pot (idiom) / all one's geese are swans
[ gua1 dai4 ] a changeover of personnel / a new shift / (lit.) replacement for soldier on leave for the melon-picking season
[ gua1 di4 ma3 la1 ] Guatemala (Tw)
[ gua1 wa2 zi5 ] (dialect) fool / a silly
[ hu2 gua1 yu2 ] smelt (family Osmeridae)
[ gua1 zhou1 xian4 ] Guazhou county in Jiuquan 酒泉[Jiu3 quan2], Gansu
[ gua1 de2 luo2 pu3 ] Guadeloupe
[ gua1 la1 ding1 jia1 nu2 ] Kuala Terengganu, capital of Terengganu state, Malaysia
[ gua1 na2 na4 ] guarana (Paullinia cupana)
[ gua1 wu2 gun3 yuan2 , ren2 wu2 shi2 quan2 ] no gourd is perfectly round, just as no man is perfect (proverb)
[ nu3 gua1 lou2 fa1 ] Nuku'alofa, capital of Tonga (Tw)
[ gua1 tian2 bu4 na4 lu:3 , li3 xia4 bu4 zheng3 guan1 ] lit. don't tie your shoelaces in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree (idiom) / fig. don't do anything that might arouse suspicion / innocent acts may be misconstrued
[ gua1 tian2 li3 xia4 ] abbr. for 瓜田不納履,李下不整冠|瓜田不纳履,李下不整冠[gua1 tian2 bu4 na4 lu:3 , li3 xia4 bu4 zheng3 guan1]
[ gua1 qi2 ] the umbilicus of a melon



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