走狗

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

走狗

  1. running dog, lackey
    1968, Mao Zedong, Chairman Mao's "The Movement of World Revolution" (毛主席论世界革命), [1]:
这些国家的人民起来反对美帝国主义的和其它帝国主义的走狗,也就是反对帝国主义的反动统治。 (People opposed to the reactionary rule of imperialism in these countries are rising up against U.S. imperialism and other running dogs of imperialism.)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 2

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

走狗 (hiragana そうく, romaji sōku)

  1. hound
  2. a tool of another person, cat's paw
    • 1929, 小林多喜二, 不在地主:
      警察 (けいさつ)如何 (いか)にも君等 (きみら) () (とお)り、資本家 (しほんか)走狗 (そうく)だ。
      keisatsu wa ika ni mo kimi-ra no iu-tōri, shihonka no sōku da.
      Like you all said, those police are nothing more than capitalist tools.