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cow's milk / CL: ,
HSK 2
jeans / CL: 條|条
HSK 5
variant of 牛屄
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ox / cow / bull / CL: 條|条, 頭|头 / newton (abbr. for 牛頓|牛顿) / (slang) awesome
beef
cowboy
Taurus (star sign) / Jinniu district of Chengdu city 成都市, Sichuan
Oxford (city in England)
snail / Taiwan pr. [gua1 niu2]
(coll.) leading light / true expert / badass
Newton (name) / Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), British mathematician and physicist
newton (SI unit of force)
(coll.) leading light / superstar / badass / (coll.) higher-priced model of Lamborghini
bull
rhinoceros
calf / (coll.) lower-priced model of Lamborghini
milk cow / dairy cow
butter / beef tallow
(coll.) haughty / overbearing / (economics) bullish
bull market
Red Bull (energy drink)
Big Dipper and Altair (astronomy)
bullfighting
to talk big / to shoot off one's mouth / to chat (dialect)
ox / cattle / scalper of tickets etc / to fail to show up / to break a promise
Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女 / Altair (star)
cowherd boy / (slang) male prostitute
cattle and sheep / livestock
variant of 牛屄
bison
pure milk
Altair (star) / Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女
morning glory (Pharbitis nil)
kraft paper
brisket (esp. Cantonese) / belly beef / spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs / erroneously translated as sirloin
Ox-Head, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
ox head / ox-head shaped wine vessel
oxen and horses / beasts of burden / CL: 隻|只
yak (Bos grunniens)
dairy cattle
bezoar
cowhide / leather / fig. flexible and tough / boasting / big talk
clay ox / mound of earth on a dike (ready for emergency repairs)
Gyuumao
Ongniud banner or Ongnuud khoshuu in Chifeng 赤峰, Inner Mongolia
Jinniu district of Chengdu city 成都市, Sichuan
to give a small demonstration of one's impressive skills (idiom)
lit. to play the lute to a cow (idiom) / fig. offering a treat to an unappreciative audience / to cast pearls before swine / caviar to the general / to preach to deaf ears / to talk over sb's head
lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom); fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
evil monsters / (fig.) bad characters / (political) bad elements
lit. newborn calves do not fear tigers (idiom) / fig. the young are fearless
dairy farm
ox hair (used as a metaphor for sth very numerous or sth fine and delicate)
key point / crux / (old) Daoist (facetious)
as numerous as the hairs of an ox (idiom) / innumerable / countless
Longhorn beetle
water buffalo
manatee
Achyranthes bidentata (root used in Chinese medicine)
lit. one hair from nine oxen (idiom) / fig. a drop in the ocean
Newtonian mechanics
Pyrenees mountains
(slang) really cool, awesome
cattle pen
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut / aquila non capit muscam
croissant
pizzle / bull's penis (served as food)
bullfrog
burdock
takin (type of goat-antelope)
cowpox
(neologism c. 2021) gregariousness / facility in social interaction / confidence in social settings
bull
to breathe heavily like an ox (idiom) / to huff and puff
gadfly (Tabanus bovinus)
newton meter, unit of torque (symbol: N⋅m)
slaughter the cattle and butcher the sheep / to prepare a big feast (idiom)
lit. honing a bull's horn; fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs / same as idiom 鑽牛角尖|钻牛角尖
lit. enough books to make a pack-ox sweat or to fill a house to the rafters (idiom); fig. many books
(idiom) you can lead a horse to water but you cannot make it drink
Altair (star) / Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女
without milk / black (of tea, coffee etc)
Oxbridge / Cambridge and Oxford
awesome / capable (vulgar) / arrogant / cocky / bastard (vulgar)
with milk / white (of tea, coffee etc)
cattle harnessed for plowing
to see the ox already cut up into joints (idiom); extremely skilled / able to see through the problem at one glance
beef cattle (grown for meat)
mulishness / obstinacy
chard (Beta vulgaris), a foliage beet
buff (color)
Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727), British mathematician and physicist
aurochs (Bos primigenius), extinct wild ox
gulp
bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE / mad cow disease
extremely angry / infuriated
offspring of a bull and a female yak
Geraniaceae (the geranium family)

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