Meaning of 狼

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Pinyin: láng
English Definition: wolf; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (dog) conveys the meaning.
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狼狈 [ láng bèi ]: in a difficult situation; to cut a sorry figure; scoundrel! (derog.)
狼吞虎咽 [ láng tūn yàn ]: to wolf down one's food (idiom); to devour ravenously; to gorge oneself
中山狼传 [ zhōng shān láng zhuàn ]: the fable of Mr Dongguo and the ungrateful Wolf by Ma Zhongxi 马中锡
前怕狼后怕虎 [ qián láng hòu ]: lit. to fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind (idiom); fig. needless fears; scare mongering; reds under the beds
前门打虎,后门打狼 [ qián mén , hòu mén láng ]: to beat a tiger from the front door, only to have a wolf come in at the back (idiom); fig. facing one problem after another
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