龍頭

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Chinese[edit]

dragon; imperial; Long (a surname) suff. for nouns; head
trad. (龍頭)
simp. (龙头)

Etymology[edit]

From  ("dragon") +  ("head").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

龍頭

  1. a leader
  2. a leading product
  3. a leading company; market leader
  4. a (water) tap; a faucet; a spigot that dispenses liquid
  5. a bicycle handlebar
  6. the beginning (head) of a queue
  7. the leading edge (front end) of a mudslide
  8. a figurehead on the prow of dragon boat
  9. (archaic) a person who was ranked first class in the palace examination, the highest level of the Chinese imperial examination

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a person who was ranked first class in the palace examination): 狀元状元 (zhuàngyuan)

Derived terms[edit]