Meaning of 猪

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(Trad.: 豬)
Pinyin: zhū
English Definition: hog; pig; swine; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (animal) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
野猪 zhū wild boar (Sus scrofa); Classifiers:
猪场 zhū chǎng piggery
猪八戒 zhū jiè Zhu Bajie, character in Journey to the West 西游记 , with pig-like characteristics and armed with a muckrake; Pigsy in Arthur Waley's translation
猪油 zhū yóu lard
猪狗 zhū gǒu pig-dog (intended as insult); Schweinhund
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Example Sentences
The Germans have just bought a new country in Africa where Jews and pigs will be tolerated.
How do I know if it's swine flu?
You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
Sometimes think, as you do so pigs are very good!
I'm not afraid of god-like adversaries but I'm afraid of pig-like teammates.