Meaning of 虎

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English Definition: tiger; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A tiger standing on a rock ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ ] tiger
    • [ ] small table; how many; a few, some
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Example Words
老虎 lǎo tiger; Classifiers:
猛虎 měng fierce tiger
虎口 kǒu tiger's den; dangerous place; the web between the thumb and forefinger of a hand
狼吞虎咽 láng tūn yàn to wolf down one's food (idiom); to devour ravenously; to gorge oneself
虎视眈眈 shì dān dān to glare like a tiger watching his prey (idiom); to eye covetously
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