v./n. to bind round, to hoop; hoop, band, ferrule
    bamboo
 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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gū tǒng
v. hoop a barrel
jǐn gū zhòu
n. the Incantation of the Golden Hoop, used by the Monk in the novel "Pilgrimage to the West" to keep the Monkey King under control
tiě gū
n. iron band, iron hoop