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ChineseEdit

hair; fur; one tenth of a yuan or dollar crab
trad. (毛蟹)
simp. #(毛蟹)
variant forms 老蟹 (no-hái) S. Sixian Hakka

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

毛蟹

  1. Chinese mitten crab
  2. (Taiwanese Hakka) crab (in general)

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 螃蟹 (“crab”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 螃蟹
Mandarin Beijing 螃蟹
Taiwan 螃蟹
Harbin 蟹子
Shenyang 螃蟹
Jinan 螃蟹
Muping 螃蟹肥蟹
Luoyang 螃蟹
Jiedian 螃蟹
Xi'an 螃蟹
Xining 螃蟹
Xuzhou 螃蟹
Yinchuan 螃蟹
Lanzhou 螃蟹
Ürümqi 螃蟹
Wuhan 螃蟹蟹子
Chengdu 螃蟹
Guiyang 螃蟹
Guilin 螃蟹
Liuzhou 螃蟹
Kunming 螃蟹
Yangzhou 螃蟹
Nanjing 螃蟹
Hefei 爬蟹
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shunde
Foshan
Zhongshan
Dongguan
Hong Kong (Weitou)
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka)
Taishan
Kaiping
Shaoguan
Yangjiang
Xinyi 螃鉗
Lianjiang
Nanning 螃蟹 large螃鉗 small
Wuzhou 螃蟹
Yulin 螃鉗
Hepu 螃蟹
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 螃蟹
Lichuan 螃蟹
Pingxiang 爬拐螃蟹
Hakka Meixian 老蟹
Luchuan 老蟹
Changting 螃蟹
Wuping 蟹子
Ninghua 螃蟹
Yudu 壙蟹
Shicheng 壙蟹
Shangyou 老蟹
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毛蟹
Liudui (S. Sixian) 老蟹
Hsinchu (Hailu) 毛蟹
Dongshi (Dabu) 老蟹
Hsinchu (Raoping) 老蟹毛蟹
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 老蟹
Hong Kong 老蟹
Sabah 老蟹
Senai 老蟹
Singkawang 老蟹
Huizhou Jixi 蟹蟹
Jin Taiyuan 螃蟹
Xinzhou 螃蟹
Hohhot 螃蟹
Min Bei Jian'ou 螃蟹
Songxi
Zhenghe
Jianyang 蟹仔
Wuyishan 蟹仔
Shibei 蟹仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 螃蟹
Changle 鰻蟹
Yongtai 老蟹
Min Nan Xiamen 蟳仔
Quanzhou 蟳仔
Zhangzhou 蟳仔
Taipei
Kaohsiung 蟳仔
Tainan
Taichung 蟳仔
Wuqi 蟳仔
Hsinchu 蟳仔
Taitung
Lukang 蟳仔
Yilan 蟳仔
Penang
Singapore
Philippines (Manila)
Pingnan 螃蟹
Chaozhou
Haifeng
Johor Bahru
Wenchang
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning 螃蟹
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wuxi
Hangzhou 湖蟹
Wenzhou 十隻腳
Chongming 老毛蟹
Danyang 螃蟹
Jinhua
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha 螃蟹
Shuangfeng 螃蟹螃解子
Loudi 螃蟹
Quanzhou 螃蟹

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
がに
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
 ケガニ on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From (ke, hair) +‎ (kani, crab).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

毛蟹 (hiragana けがに, katakana ケガニ, rōmaji kegani)

  1. a horsehair crab