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See also: 鳄鱼

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ChineseEdit

crocodile; alligator fish
trad. (鱷魚/鰐魚) /
simp. (鳄鱼)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

鱷魚

  1. crocodilian (crocodile, alligator, gavial) (Classifier: )
    鱷魚的眼淚 / 鳄鱼的眼泪  ―  liú chū èyúdeyǎnlèi  ―  to cry crocodile tears

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 鱷魚 (“crocodile; alligator”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese , 忽雷, 骨雷
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Taxonomic name
Mandarin Beijing 鱷魚
Taiwan 鱷魚
Cantonese Guangzhou 鱷魚
Hong Kong 鱷魚
Taishan 鱷魚
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 鱷魚
Liudui (S. Sixian) 鱷魚
Hsinchu (Hailu) 鱷魚
Dongshi (Dabu) 鱷魚
Hsinchu (Raoping) 鱷魚
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 鱷魚
Min Dong Fuzhou 鱷魚
Min Nan Xiamen 末仔
Zhangzhou 末仔
Taipei 鱷魚
Kaohsiung 鱷魚
Penang 末仔
Singapore 末仔, 鱷魚
Chaozhou 峇囝

Derived termsEdit