lǒu
v. hug, embrace, hold in one's arms
Other meanings
[lōu]   v. rake together, gather up; squeeze (money); tuck up; pull (trigger)
    hand (for )
    hand (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
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xiǎo gū niang tài hài pà le , jín jǐn de lǒu zhù mā ma bú fàng
phr. That little girl was so scared that she held her mother tightly and didn't let her go.
lǒu bào
v. hug, embrace
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xiǎo gū niang qīn rè de lǒu bào xiǎo māo
phr. The little girl caressively cuddled the kitten.