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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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A tiger.

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): + (or )

Oracle hu3 tiger.svg

Han characterEdit

(radical 141 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜心竹弓 (YPHN), 卜心竹山 (YPHU), four-corner 21217, composition)

  1. tiger
  2. brave, fierce
  3. used as a surname

SynonymsEdit

  • (tiger, brave):
  • (year of the tiger):

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1073, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1539, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2819, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+864E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fu2, Yale fu2)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ fú (fu2), Guangdong fu3, Hagfa Pinyim fu1, fu3)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

ReadingsEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana とら, romaji tora)

  1. (mammal): a tiger

CompoundsEdit

  • 牡虎 (おすとら, ​osutora): a male tiger
  • 雌虎 (めすとら, ​mesutora): a female tiger
  • 虎燕拳 (こえんけん, koenken)
  • 虎穴 (こけつ, koketsu)
  • 虎口 (ここう, kokō)
  • 虎視眈々 (こしたんたん, koshitantan)
  • 虎狼 (ころう, korō)
  • 虎魚 (おこぜ, okoze)
  • 虎巻 (とらかん, torakan)
  • 虎刈り (とらがり, toragari)
  • 虎狩り (とらがり, toragari)
  • 虎猫 (とらねこ, toraneko)
  • 虎髭 (とらひげ, torahige)
  • 虎鬚 (とらひげ, torahige)
  • 虎斑 (とらふ, torafu)
  • 虎河豚 (とらふぐ, torafugu)
  • 大虎 (おおどら, ōdora)
  • 小虎 (こどら, kodora)
  • 暴虎馮河 (ぼうこひょうが, bōkohyōga)
  • 猛虎 (もうこ, mōko)
  • 虎落 (もがり, mogari)
  • 虎落笛 (もがりぶえ, mogaribue)
  • 竜虎 (りゅうこ, ryūko; りょうこ, ryōko)
  • 竜攘虎搏 (りゅうじょうこはく, ryūjōkohaku)
  • 両虎 (りょうこ, ryōko)

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ho) (hangeul , revised ho, McCune-Reischauer ho, Yale ho)


MandarinEdit

Mandarin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia cmn

EtymologyEdit

Possibly of Austronesian origin

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (hu3), Wade-Giles hu3)

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Peyraube, Alain. "Ancient Chinese." The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Ed. Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge UP, 2004. 1012.

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA hóo (hoo2))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hổ)

Last modified on 27 January 2014, at 00:15