老虎

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Chinese[edit]

 
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
tiger
simp. and trad.
(老虎)

Etymology[edit]

(lǎo, “old; venerable”) is used to indicate respect for the dangerous animal, which is subject to taboo. Compare ancient Chu dialect 於菟.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

老虎

  1. tiger (Classifier: )
  2. (figuratively) energy-consuming unit or machine
  3. (figuratively) one who uses one's power and influence to engage in large-scale embezzlement, theft or tax evasion

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 老虎 (“tiger”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 李父李耳於菟伯都
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Taxonomic name
Mandarin Beijing 老虎
Taiwan 老虎
Harbin 老虎老虎媽子
Hailar 老虎
Ulan Hot 老虎
Tongliao 老虎
Chifeng 老虎
Baochang 老虎
Bayanhot 老虎
Jinan 老虎
Muping 老虎
Luoyang 老虎
Jiedian 老虎
Xi'an 老虎
Xining 老虎
Xuzhou 老虎
Yinchuan 老虎
Lanzhou 老虎
Ürümqi 老虎
Wuhan 老虎
Chengdu 老虎大貓兒貓貓
Guiyang 老虎
Guilin 老虎
Liuzhou 老虎
Yangzhou 老虎
Nanjing 老虎
Hefei 老虎
Malaysia 老虎
Singapore 老虎
Cantonese Guangzhou 老虎
Hong Kong 老虎
Shunde 老虎
Zhongshan 老虎
Dongguan 老虎
Hong Kong (Weitou) 老虎
Taishan 老虎
Doumen 老虎
Kaiping 老虎
Shaoguan 老虎
Yunfu 老虎
Yangjiang 大蟲大貓老虎
Xinyi 老虎
Lianjiang 老虎
Nanning 老虎
Wuzhou 老虎大蟲
Yulin 老虎大蟲
Hepu 老虎大蟲
Kuala Lumpur 老虎
Gan Nanchang 老虎
Lichuan 老虎
Pingxiang 老虎
Hakka Meixian 老虎
Luchuan 大蟲
Yudu 老虎
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 老虎
Liudui (S. Sixian) 老虎
Hsinchu (Hailu) 老虎
Dongshi (Dabu) 老虎
Zhuolan (Raoping) 老虎
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 老虎
Senai 老虎
Singkawang 老虎
Huizhou Jixi 老虎
Jin Taiyuan 老虎
Xinzhou 老虎
Jining 老虎
Hohhot 老虎
Baotou 老虎
Dongsheng 老虎
Linhe 老虎
Haibowan 老虎
Min Bei Jian'ou 老虎
Min Dong Fuzhou 老虎
Fuqing 老虎
Matsu 老虎
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Wuqi
Hsinchu
Taitung
Lukang
Yilan
Magong
Penang 老虎
Singapore 老虎
Pingnan
Chaozhou 老虎
Haifeng 老虎
Johor Bahru 老虎
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning 老虎
Guilin 老虎
Wu Shanghai 老虎
Suzhou 老虎
Hangzhou 老虎
Wenzhou 大貓老虎
Chongming 老虎
Danyang 老虎
Jinhua 老虎
Ningbo 老虎
Xiang Changsha 老虎老蟲大蟲大貓爬山子
Shuangfeng 老蟲山貓兒
Loudi 老蟲山貓子
Quanzhou 老虎

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