寵物

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 宠物
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "loved/spoiled thing."

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chǒngwù
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄥˇ ㄨˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰʊŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

寵物 (traditional, Pinyin chǒngwù, simplified 宠物)

  1. pet (i.e. an animal kept at home)