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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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A tiger.

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): + (or )

Oracle hu3 tiger.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 141 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜心竹弓 (YPHN), 卜心竹山 (YPHU), four-corner 21217, composition)

  1. tiger
  2. brave, fierce
  3. used as a surname

Synonyms[edit]

  • (tiger, brave):
  • (year of the tiger):

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1073, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1539, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2819, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+864E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fu2, Yale fu2)

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Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ fú (fu2), Guangdong fu3, Hagfa Pinyim fu1, fu3)

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Readings[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana とら, romaji tora)

  1. (mammal): a tiger

Compounds[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ho) (hangeul , revised ho, McCune-Reischauer ho, Yale ho)

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly of Austronesian origin

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (hu3), Wade-Giles hu3)

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • Peyraube, Alain. "Ancient Chinese." The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Ed. Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge UP, 2004. 1012.

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA hóo (hoo2))

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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hổ)

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