牛仔

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ox; cow; bull boy
simp. and trad.
(牛仔)

Calque of English cowboy.

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牛仔

  1. cowboy (Classifier: m c)
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Etymology 2[edit]

ox; cow; bull dimunitive suffix
simp. and trad.
(牛仔)
alternative forms 牛囝 Min Dong; Min Nan
牛子 Min Bei

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Noun[edit]

牛仔

  1. (Cantonese, Min) calf (young cow or bull) (Classifier: c)
  2. (Hakka, Taiwanese Hokkien) cattle; cow
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