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ox; cow; bull
 
child; son; (noun suffix); small thing; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch; 11 pm-1 am; midnight
simp. and trad.
(牛子)
alternative forms 牛仔 Min Bei

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牛子

  1. (literary) ox; cattle
  2. (archaic, derogatory or humorous) villager; bumpkin; brute
  3. (traditional Chinese medicine) Alternative name for 牛蒡 (niúbàng, “burdock”).
  4. (dialectal Gan, Hakka, Min Bei, dialectal Wu) calf
  5. (Mancheng Mandarin) snail
  6. (Xinzhou Jin) small insect
  7. (dialectal Mandarin, dialectal Wu) rice weevil
  8. (Sichuan, gold panning jargon) large pebble
  9. (Northeastern Mandarin) penis

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