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n. Yu (ancient musical instrument)
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.
yú zhè zhǒng yuè qì céng zài hàn dài guǎng fàn liú chuán
phr. Yu, as a kind of musical instruments, was widespread in the Han Dynasty.
làn yú chōng shù
idiom. pretend to play the Yu (a wind instrument) in order to make up the number for an orchestra-- to be included in a group just to fill in a vacancy