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long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
neck deer
trad. (長頸鹿) 鹿
simp. (长颈鹿) 鹿
Literally: “long-necked deer”.
 
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長頸鹿

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長頸鹿

  1. giraffe

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Dialectal synonyms of 長頸鹿 (“giraffe”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 長頸鹿
Taxonomic name 長頸鹿
Mandarin Beijing 長頸鹿
Taiwan 長頸鹿
Ürümqi 長脖兒鹿
Cantonese Hong Kong 長頸鹿
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 長頸鹿
Liudui (S. Sixian) 長頸鹿
Hsinchu (Hailu) 長頸鹿
Dongshi (Dabu) 長頸鹿
Zhuolan (Raoping) 長頸鹿
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 長頸鹿
Min Nan Xiamen 長頸鹿
Taipei 長頭鹿
Kaohsiung 麒麟仔
Tainan 長頷鹿
Taichung 麒麟
Wuqi 麒麟鹿
Hsinchu 長頷鹿
Taitung 長頷鹿
Lukang 麒麟鹿
Yilan 躼跤鹿仔長頷鹿
Magong 長頷鹿
Penang 麒麟鹿長頸鹿
Singapore 麒麟鹿長跤鹿長頸鹿