壁虎

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Chinese[edit]

wall; rampart tiger
simp. and trad.
(壁虎)
Literally: “wall tiger”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

壁虎

  1. gecko

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 壁虎 (“gecko; house lizard”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 壁虎
Mandarin Beijing 蠍虎子蠍了虎子
Taiwan 壁虎守宮
Jinan 蠍虎子蠍虎簾子
Xi'an 蠍虎子蛇夫子
Wuhan 壁虎子
Chengdu 巴壁虎兒四腳蛇
Yangzhou 壁虎子
Hefei 蠍虎子四腳蛇
Cantonese Guangzhou 簷蛇
Hong Kong 簷蛇
Taishan 四腳蛇
Yangjiang 簷頭蛇懶飯蛇
Gan Nanchang 壁蛇子
Hakka Meixian 簷蛇仔
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 壁蛇簷蛇
Liudui (S. Sixian) 壁蛇壁蛇仔黏蛇仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 壁蛇
Dongshi (Dabu) 壁蛇
Zhuolan (Raoping) 壁蛇
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 飛蒂仔貼壁蛇
Jin Taiyuan 蠍虎兒
Min Bei Jian'ou 壁利蜥
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen 蟮蟲
Quanzhou 蟮蟲
Zhangzhou 蟮蟲
Taipei 蟮尪仔守宮
Kaohsiung 蟮螂
Tainan 蟮蟲仔
Taichung 蟮尪仔
Hsinchu 蟮螂
Lukang 蟮螂
Sanxia 蟮蟲仔
Yilan 蟮螂壁虎
Kinmen 蟮螂
Magong 蟮螂
Philippines (Manila) 蟮蟲
Chaozhou 簷龍
Wu Suzhou 壁虎子
Wenzhou 五爪龍白蟻龍
Xiang Changsha 壁虎壁虎子巴壁虎
Shuangfeng 痴虎壁虎子