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Meaning of 虎

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Pinyin:
English Definition: tiger; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
①哺乳动物,毛黄褐色,有黑色条纹,性凶猛,力大。骨和血及内脏均可入药(通称“老虎”):虎口(a。喻危险境地;b。手上拇指和食指相交的地方)。虎穴(喻危险境地)。虎符(古代调兵的凭证,用铜铸成虎形,分两半)。虎狼(喻凶残的人)。虎头蛇尾。虎踞龙盘。龙腾虎跃。
②勇猛、威武:虎将。虎势。虎劲。虎威。虎虎。虎气。
③古同“唬”,威吓。
④古同“琥”,琥珀。

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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