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ChineseEdit

horse; surname bay horse with black mane
trad. (馬騮)
simp. (马骝)
alt. forms 馬留马留
馬流马流

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Some possibilities for the etymology:

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

馬騮

  1. (chiefly Cantonese) monkey
  2. (chiefly Cantonese, affectionate) monkey; little monkey (used for children, subordinates, etc.)

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 猴子 (“monkey”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 猴子
Mandarin Beijing 猴子猴兒
Taiwan 猴子
Jinan 猴子猴兒猴三兒
Xi'an
Wuhan 猴子
Chengdu 猴子猴猻兒
Yangzhou 猴子
Hefei 猴子
Cantonese Guangzhou 馬騮
Hong Kong 馬騮
Taishan 馬騮
Yangjiang 馬騮
Gan Nanchang 猴子
Hakka Meixian 猴哥
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 猴哥猴仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 猴哥猴仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 猴哥猴仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 猴哥
Zhuolan (Raoping) 猴哥猴仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan 毛猴
Min Bei Jian'ou 猴屄
Min Dong Fuzhou 猴囝
Min Nan Xiamen 猴仔
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei 猴山仔
Kaohsiung 猴山仔
Tainan 猴山仔
Taichung 猴山仔
Hsinchu 猴山仔
Lukang 猴山仔猴仔
Sanxia 猴山
Yilan 猴山仔
Kinmen
Magong
Penang 老猴
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai 活猻
Suzhou 猢猻
Wenzhou 猴大
Xiang Changsha 猴子
Shuangfeng 猴子猴猻

Derived termsEdit