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ChineseEdit

hog; pig; swine
 
red; revolutionary; prosperity; bonus; popular
trad. (豬紅)
simp. (猪红)
Literally: “pig red”.

EtymologyEdit

From taboo of mentioning (hyut3, “blood”).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

豬紅

  1. (Cantonese) pig blood tofu
  2. (Hakka, euphemistic) pig blood (either liquid or solidified)

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