See also: 牛马

Contents

ChineseEdit

ox; cow; bull horse
trad. (牛馬)
simp. (牛马)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

牛馬

  1. oxen and horses; beasts of burden

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ぎゅう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese compound 牛馬(ngjuw mæX, literally ox + horse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

牛馬 ‎(hiragana ぎゅうば, romaji gyūba, historical hiragana ぎうば)

  1. oxen and horses, beasts of burden

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
うし
Grade: 2
うま
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Compound of (ushi, ox) +‎ (uma, horse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

牛馬 ‎(hiragana うしうま, romaji ushiuma)

  1. a small breed of horse, extinct since 1947

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3