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hot dog (loanword)
Takow, Takao or Takau, old name for Kaohsiung 高雄 in the southwest of Taiwan
doghouse / kennel
(coll.) (other people's) dumb luck
pup / puppy
native dog / mole cricket (colloquial word for agricultural pest Gryllotalpa 螻蛄|蝼蛄)
(Internet slang) to go away / to slink off / (transliteration of "go die", possibly from 去死)
lit. chickens flying and dogs jumping (idiom) / fig. in chaos / in disarray
Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
canine excrement / dog poo / bullshit
stray dog
lit. to pour dog's blood on (idiom) / fig. torrent of abuse
obedient dog / lackey
hunting dog / hound / (fig.) running dog / lackey
to fall flat on one's face (vulgar)
(Internet slang) person who is neither married nor in a relationship (used self-deprecatingly)
(idiom) to pose / to put on airs
pekingese (dog) / (fig.) sycophant / lackey
hunting dog
dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗 forced to "eat" it)
black bear / coward
to walk a dog
a dog threatens based on master's power (idiom); to use one's position to bully others
dog tag
melodramatic / contrived
dog meat
radar detector (slang)
bullshit / nonsense
Pekingese / Pekinese
son of a bitch
wild dog / feral dog / stray dog
fur seal
pig-dog (intended as insult) / Schweinhund
a couple engaged in an illicit love affair / a cheating couple
any Tom, Dick or Harry / anyone (contemptuous)
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom) / fig. to cheat / dishonest advertising / wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue
Dalmatian (dog breed)
(derog.) inept advisor / a good-for-nothing adviser / one who offers bad advice
dog-eat-dog / dogfight
lit. a dog who catches mice / to be meddlesome (idiom)
to overreact / melodramatic
to imitate the dog and steal chicken (idiom) / to pilfer / to dally with women / to have affairs
lit. heart of wolf and lungs of dog (idiom) / cruel and unscrupulous
a pack of rogues (idiom); a gang of scoundrels
dog paddle (swimming) / doggy style (sex)
what's gone can never come back
(insult) brigand / swindler
dogskin plaster, used in TCM for treating contusions, rheumatism etc / quack medicine / sham goods
worse than a dog or pig / lower than low
bark / CL: 聲|声 / to bark
torrent of abuse (idiom)
Chinese shar-pei (dog breed)
son of a bitch / damn bastard
lit. to boil the hound once it caught the rabbit (idiom) / fig. to get rid of sb once he has served his purpose
if you marry a chicken follow the chicken, if you marry a dog follow the dog (idiom)
dog show
dissolute companions / disreputable comrades
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom) / fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece
dog paddle (swimming style)
crowing like a cock and stealing like a dog (idiom) / bag of tricks / useful talents
lackey / henchman / to kiss up to
piece of shit / scumbag
lit. to beat a drowning dog (idiom) / fig. to pulverize an (already defeated) enemy / to hit sb when he's down
dog paddle (swimming style) / doggy style (sex position)
lit. a white cloud transforms into what looks like a gray dog (idiom) / fig. the unpredictable changeability of the world
to take a dog for a walk
extremely daring (idiom) / foolhardy
(Internet slang) to be dog-tired
royal eagle / CL: 隻|只
a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom) / to ill reward a person's kindness
Gou Quan - "Dog Fist" - Martial Art
dog hole / gap caused by missing teeth / fig. den of thieves
Year 11, year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
in pieces
(fig.) the unpredictable changeability of the world / bad omen
lit. fucked or spawned by a dog / contemptible / lousy, fucking
badger / CL: 隻|只
there's no place like home (idiom)
pug (breed of dog)
lit. to point at the chicken while scolding the dog (idiom) / fig. to make indirect criticisms
Pekingese (dog breed)
lit. (cloud shapes) changing from a white shirt to a gray dog (idiom) / fig. the unpredictable changeability of the world
a son won't abandon his mother for being ugly, just as a dog won't abandon its owner for being poor (proverb)
(bird species of China) pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
to act like a snob
Formosan mountain dog, a breed native to Taiwan
(bird species of China) crested kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)
lit. (a place where) birds don't lay eggs and dogs don't defecate (idiom) / fig. god-forsaken / remote and desolate

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