ChineseEdit

 
old; aged; venerable
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
rat; mouse
simp. and trad.
(老鼠)
alternative forms 鳥鼠鸟鼠 (niáu-chhú; -chhí; -chhír) Min Nan

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NounEdit

老鼠

  1. mouse and rat in general (Classifier: m c)
  2. cunning, deceitful person
  3. (Classical Chinese dialect) bat (animal)

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HyponymsEdit

  • (mouse, rat): 小鼠 (xiǎoshǔ, “mouse”), 大鼠 (dàshǔ, “rat”)

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