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牛 : Cow

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cow

On 'yomi:
ギュウ(gyuu)
Kun 'yomi:
うし(ushi)
Nanori:
うじ(uji)(go)
Strokes:4
Radical: (93)
Usage Rating:1202
JLPT:N4
old JLPT:3
Grade:2
Unicode:0725b
jis208:21-77
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牛 Usage examples

風馬(ふうばぎゅう)indifferent
(ぎゅうどん)rice covered with beef and vegetables
(ぎゅうかん)canned beef
(うしやみ)cattle plague, rinderpest
(ぎゅうなべ)thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan, sukiyaki
(かくぎゅう)bullfight
去勢(きょせいうし)bullock
(ぎぎゅう)sacrificial bullock
(ぎゅうかく)horns
(ぎゅうさし)sliced raw beef
の鞄(ぎゅうのかばん)cowhide bag
(まだらうし)brindled ox, spotted cow
(ウシガエル)American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)
アメリカ野(アメリカヤギュウ)American bison (Bison bison), buffalo
インド水(インドすいぎゅう)Indian buffalo
ホモ(ホモぎゅうにゅう)homogenized milk, homogenised milk
(ぎゅうご)rump of cattle
(きょうぎゅうびょう)bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, mad cow disease
充棟(かんぎゅうじゅうとう)(having, there being) a great number of books
鶏口(けいこうぎゅうご)better to be the beak of a rooster than the rump of a bull, better to be the leader of a small group than a subordinate in a large organization, better to be a big fish in a little pond than a little fish in a big pond
角上(かぎゅうかくじょう)trifling (fight), (a conflict) between small countries
羚羊(うしかもしか)
氈鹿(うしかもしか)
gnu, wildebeest
一毛(きゅうぎゅうのいちもう)a drop in the bucket (ocean), a small fraction (of), trifle
割鶏(かっけいぎゅうとう)using a meat ax when a knife would suffice, taking a sledgehammer to crack a nut, using a grand-scale measure (a massive instrument) to deal with an insignificant problem
鬼蛇神(ぎゅうきだしん)wicked and perverse, weird and incoherent
矯角殺(きょうかくさつぎゅう)trying to straighten the horns of a bull, and killing it in the process, trying to correct a small defect and ruining the whole thing, The cure is worse than the disease
頭馬頭(ごずめず)horse-headed and ox-headed demons in the Buddhist hell
(ぎゅうふん)
ふん(ぎゅうふん)
cattle manure, cow dung, cowpat, bullshit
短角(たんかくぎゅう)shorthorn, short-horned cattle
長角(ちょうかくぎゅう)longhorn, long-horned cattle
(よしぎゅう)Yoshinoya gyudon (beef on rice)
海綿状脳症(うしかいめんじょうのうしょう)bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, mad cow disease
商いはのよだれ(あきないはうしのよだれ)
商いはの涎(あきないはうしのよだれ)
one should not rush to make a profit
前庭蝸神経(ぜんていかぎゅうしんけい)vestibulocochlear nerve
神経(かぎゅうしんけい)cochlear nerve
(かぎゅうかく)cochlea