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water; river ox; cow; bull
simp. and trad.
(水牛)
 
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NounEdit

水牛

  1. buffalo; water buffalo
  2. (Quanzhou and Xiamen Hokkien) someone that drinks a lot of water

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
ぎゅう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

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NounEdit

水牛 (hiragana すいぎゅう, katakana スイギュウ, rōmaji suigyū, historical hiragana すいぎう, historical katakana スイギウ)

  1. water buffalo

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (miji, water) +‎ (ushi, cow).

NounEdit

水牛 (hiragana みじうし, romaji mijiushi)

  1. water buffalo