句 originally meant “bend” and has several different extended meanings. It has two pronunciations jù and gōu. Among all its meanings, the meaning of “sentence” is used most. 句 serves as a phonetic component to form characters.
Its position in a character can be different:
On the left, for example, 够，邭，欨
On the right, for example, 狗，拘，驹
At the bottom, for example, 苟, 笱, 耇
At the corner, for example, 煦
Characters formed by the phonetic component 句