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ChineseEdit

 
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
tiger
simp. and trad.
(老虎)

EtymologyEdit

(lǎo, “old; venerable”) is used to indicate respect for the dangerous animal, which is subject to taboo. Compare ancient Chu dialect 於菟.

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NounEdit

老虎

  1. tiger (Classifier: )

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