Meaning of 犬

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Pinyin: quǎn
English Definition: dog; Kangxi radical 94
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: A dog turned to the side
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Example Words
警犬 jǐng quǎn police dog
狂犬病 kuáng quǎn bìng rabies
猎犬 liè quǎn hound; hunting dog
鹰犬 yīng quǎn hawks and hounds; (fig.) running dogs; hired thugs
鸡犬不宁 quǎn níng lit. not even the chickens and dogs are left undisturbed (idiom); fig. great commotion; pandemonium
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Example Sentences
But I think there' s a better approach than trying to motivate yourself with the human equivalent of canine obedience training.
They got a new dog. Yeah, a little Portuguese water dog.
It should be pointed out that a sound dog is not necessarily championship material, since the word "show" itself connotes that a little more is required.
They were scout dogs. We used them all the time.
Two black dogs may have red puppies if both of them are Bb; the b can come from each parent to produce bb in the pups.