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tiger / CL: 隻|只
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
tiger / CL: 隻|只
HSK 4
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
White Tiger (the seven mansions of the west sky) / (slang) hairless female genitalia
Tiger Brand (beer)
(coll.) eye tooth (maxillary canine tooth)
outstanding people / water and fire (in Daoist writing)
the Bocca Tigris, a narrow strait in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong / Humen Town 虎門鎮|虎门镇
Hulin county level city in Jixi 雞西|鸡西, Heilongjiang
gecko / house lizard
slot machine
careless / sloppy / negligent / skimpy
HSK 4
vise
Shi Hu
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, movie by Ang Lee 李安
lit. hidden dragon, crouching tiger (idiom) / fig. talented individuals in hiding / concealed talent
valiant general
Flying Tigers, US airmen in China during World War Two / Hong Kong nickname for police special duties unit
hornet
vise / pincer pliers
to glare like a tiger watching his prey (idiom) / to eye covetously
careless / casual / vague / not so bad / so-so / tolerable / fair
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
lit. lively dragon and animated tiger (idiom) / fig. vigorous and lively
vigorous / formidable / strong
Year of the Tiger (e.g. 2010)
saber-toothed tiger
back of a tiger and waist of a bear / tough and stocky build
lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
fierce tiger
fight between powerful contenders
Eldrick "Tiger" Woods (1975-), American golfer
tiger cub / brave young man
lit. the fox exploits the tiger's might (idiom); fig. to use powerful connections to intimidate people
(dialect) shrike / Taiwan pr. [hu3 bu5 la1]
Huqiu district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
Boston ivy or Japanese creeper (Parthenocissus tricuspidata)
hot spell during autumn / Indian summer
stumbling block
crouching tiger / fig. major figure in hiding / concealed talent
paper tiger
tiger's den / dangerous place / the web between the thumb and forefinger of a hand
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants
lit. like wolves and tigers / ruthless
slot machine
if you ride a tiger, it's hard to get off (idiom); fig. impossible to stop halfway
to wolf down one's food (idiom); to devour ravenously / to gorge oneself
HSK 6
lit. hidden dragon, crouching tiger (idiom) / fig. talented individuals in hiding / concealed talent
tiger tally (a two-piece object made in the shape of a tiger, used in ancient China as proof of authority. One half of a tally could be issued to a military officer and this would be matched with the other half when verification was required.)
lit. newborn calves do not fear tigers (idiom) / fig. the young are fearless
man with a big smile and evil intentions
Tiger Leaping Gorge on the Jinsha River 金沙江 in Lijiang Naxi autonomous county 麗江納西族自治縣|丽江纳西族自治县, Yunnan
a deliberate show of strength as a warning
three men talking makes a tiger (idiom); repeated rumor becomes a fact
to play dumb / to slack off (idiom)
lit. to nurture a tiger invites calamity / fig. to indulge one's enemy is asking for trouble (idiom)
lit. a new-born calf has no fear of the tiger (idiom) / fig. the fearlessness of youth
jackals, wolves, tigers and panthers (idiom) / animals who are dangerous to man and cattle / fierce and cruel people
lit. dragon soaring and tiger leaping (idiom) / fig. prosperous and bustling / vigorous and active
sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight / watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)
budgerigar
Humen Town, also known as Taiping 太平, a town within Dongguan prefecture-level city 東莞市|东莞市, Guangdong
to turn pale at the mention of a tiger (idiom) / to be scared at the mere mention of
see 刈包
killer whale (Orcinus orca)
Yang Hucheng (1893-1949), Chinese warlord and Nationalist general
to vanquish dragons and tigers (idiom)
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
tiger bone (used in TCM)
Old Barag banner in Hulunbuir 呼倫貝爾|呼伦贝尔, Inner Mongolia
lit. drawing a tiger using a cat as a model (idiom); fig. to follow a model and get things more or less right but without capturing the spirit of the subject / uninspired imitation
South China Tiger
Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
liger, hybrid cross between a male lion and a tigress
Huqiu district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
to take a fierce look
Land Rover
see 艾鼬
"Tiger Vegetable Salad," Northeast China dish usually consisting of hot pepper, cucumber, cilantro and leek
Year 3, year of the Tiger (e.g. 2010)
goby (flat fish, Gobiidae)
lit. fight tigers with one's bare hands and wade across raging rivers (idiom) / fig. to display foolhardy courage
lit. to fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind (idiom) / fig. to be full of needless fears / reds under the beds
Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia)
lit. to let the tiger return to the mountain; fig. to store up future calamities
to escape from the tiger's mouth (idiom) / to have a narrow escape
The Tiger tablet, Yuan dynasty play by Li Zhifu 李直夫
lit. to stroke the tiger's whiskers / to do sth very daring
Tang Bohu or Tang Yin 唐寅 (1470-1523), Ming painter and poet, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
lit. where tigers crouch and dragons coil (idiom); fig. forbidding terrain
in the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king
(bird species of China) Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus)
bench vise
tigress / (fig.) fierce woman / vixen
two tigers fight (idiom); fig. a dispute between two powerful adversaries / a battle of the giants
New Barag right banner in Hulunbuir 呼倫貝爾|呼伦贝尔, Inner Mongolia
jumping spider (family Salticidae)
if you ride a tiger, it's hard to get off (idiom); fig. impossible to stop halfway

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