n./v. drum; drum-shaped object; to play, to beat (musical instrument); to inspire; to raise, to bulge, to swell
Other meanings
[gǔ]   radical. drum
    scholar (for )
    drum (for )
 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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dà gǔ
n. large drum
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yóu xíng duì wu zhōng , yǒu rén qiāo zhe gǔ , yǒu rén huī zhe hóng qí
phr. In the parade, some people were beating drums, some were brandishing red flags.
gú zhǎng
v. applaud
gǔ dòng
v. promote, instigate, arouse
西​,​。
西​,​。
tā chī le hěn duō xī guā , dù zi dōu gú qǐ lái le .
phr. He ate so much watermelon that his stomach bulged.
dá gǔ
v. beat a drum, play a drum; feel nervous
gǔ fēng jī
n. air blower; blowing engine
líng gǔ
n. (musical instrument) tambourine
ér gǔ
n. eardrum