gǒng
v. to arch; to push (with the body or part of the body); (of sprouts) sprout up from the soil
Other meanings
[gǒng]   char. arch-shaped; to cup one hand in the other in greeting; to encircle
    hand
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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.
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gǒng mén
n. arch, arched door
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nà tóu zhū yòng zuí bǎ mén gǒng kāi le .
phr. That pig pushed the door open with its mouth.
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yí gè xiǎo hái yòng lì cóng rén qún lí gǒng le chū qù .
phr. A child exerted his strength and pushed his way out of the crowd.
​儿​了。
​兒​了。
yì kē xiǎo miáor cóng tú lí gǒng chū lái le .
phr. A small seedling sprouted out from the soil.
gǒng jiān suō bèi
phr. to hunch one's shoulders and bow one's back