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ChineseEdit

buffalo; water buffalo; someone that drinks a lot of water son; child; diminutive suffix
trad. (水牛兒) 水牛
simp. (水牛儿) 水牛

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

水牛兒

  1. (dialectal) land snail

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 蝸牛 (“land snail”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 蝸牛
Mandarin Beijing 水牛兒
Taiwan 蝸牛
Jinan 蛤拉蚰, 蛤拉蚰子
Xi'an 蝸蝸牛, 蝸蝸牛兒
Wuhan 蝸牛, 天螺螄
Chengdu 蝸牛, 牛牛, 牛牛兒
Yangzhou 蝸牛
Hefei 旱螺螄
Cantonese Guangzhou 蝸牛
Hong Kong 蝸牛
Taishan 緣牛, 蝸牛
Yangjiang 蝸牛
Gan Nanchang 蝸牛
Hakka Meixian 螔螺哥
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 螔螺仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 螔螺仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蝓螺
Dongshi (Dabu) 蝓螺
Hsinchu (Raoping) 蝓螺
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 露螺
Jin Taiyuan 蝸牛
Min Bei Jian'ou 鉗螺
Min Dong Fuzhou 牛母牛囝
Min Nan Xiamen 露螺
Zhangzhou 鼻痕螺, 鼻痕
Taipei 露螺
Kaohsiung 露螺
Tainan 露螺
Taichung 露螺
Hsinchu 露螺
Lukang 露螺
Sanxia 露螺
Yilan 露螺
Kinmen 露螺
Magong 露螺
Penang
Wu Suzhou 蝸牛, 背包蜒蚰
Wenzhou 蜒蚰螺
Xiang Changsha 蝸牛, 天螺陀
Shuangfeng 蝸牛, 山田螺

See alsoEdit

  • (not to be confused with) 水牛 (shuǐniú)