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shǒu
radical. hand
 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.
EXAMPLES
v. knock, beat; be smashed; attack, fight; mix; (wild animals) catch, hunt
yáng
v. to raise; to throw up and scatter; to praise
zhé
v. break, snap; die (young); suffer the loss of; discount; be convinced; turn back; bend, twist; take the place of; convert into
sǎo
v. to sweep; to eliminate; to move quickly right and left
zhuā
v. grab, clutch; master, grasp; scratch; pay special attention to; take charge of; control, attract; arrest
bàn
v. to act as, to play (the part of), to disguise oneself as; to put on (a facial expression)
v. hold up, support with the hand; place a hand on sth for support
kòu
n. button; knot; circle of thread (on a screw)
tuō
v./n. support from under; sth serving as a support
zhā
v./m./n. prick, puncture; plunge, get into; jug (for draft beer)
gāng
v. (lit.) lift or raise with both hands, hold up with both hands