海翁

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Chinese[edit]

ocean; sea elderly person
simp. and trad.
(海翁)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

海翁

  1. (Min Nan) whale

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 鯨魚 (“whale”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Taxonomic name
Mandarin Beijing 鯨魚
Taiwan 鯨魚
Cantonese Guangzhou 鯨魚
Hong Kong 鯨魚
Taishan 鯨魚
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 鯨魚, 海鰍
Liudui (S. Sixian) 鯨魚, 海鰍
Hsinchu (Hailu) 海鰍, 鯨魚
Dongshi (Dabu) 海盎, 鯨魚
Hsinchu (Raoping) 鯨魚, 海鰍
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 鯨魚, 海鰍
Min Nan Xiamen 海翁
Taipei 海翁
Kaohsiung 海翁, 鯨魚
Tainan 海翁
Taichung 海翁
Hsinchu 海翁
Lukang 海翁
Sanxia 海翁
Yilan 海翁, 鯨魚
Kinmen 海翁
Magong 海翁
Penang 鯨魚
Singapore 海翁, 鯨魚
Wu Shanghai 鯨魚