水牛

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Chinese[edit]

water; river ox; cow; bull
simp. and trad.
(水牛)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

水牛

  1. buffalo; water buffalo
  2. (Quanzhou and Xiamen Min Nan) someone that drinks a lot of water

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
ぎゅう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

水牛 (hiragana すいぎゅう, katakana スイギュウ, rōmaji suigyū, historical hiragana すいぎう)

  1. water buffalo

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (miji, water) +‎ (ushi, cow).

Noun[edit]

水牛 (hiragana みじうし, romaji mijiushi)

  1. water buffalo