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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
fish / CL: 條|条,
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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
surname Yu
shark
octopus
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
carp
Pisces (star sign)
salmon / trout
Quarry Bay (area in Hong Kong)
mermaid
fish tank / fishbowl / aquarium
abalone
tuna (Tw)
alligator / crocodile
fishes
squid
Yuchi or Yuchih township in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县, central Taiwan
fishpond
whale / CL: 條|条
Pisces (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
fish fillet / slice of fish meat
fish head / fig. upright and unwilling to compromise
cuttlefish
eel
fishing rod
a fish that escaped the net (idiom) / (fig.) sb or sth that slips through the net
tuna (loanword)
sashimi
milkfish (Chanos chanos)
eel
lit. fish and dragons mixed in together (idiom); fig. crooks mixed in with the honest folk
fishtail
wrinkles of the skin / crow's feet
lit. either the fish dies or the net splits / a life and death struggle (idiom)
fish floss / crisp and flaky shredded dried fish
cod
fish ball
caviar
shark fin
fish bait
trout
Yuchi or Yuchih township in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县, central Taiwan
flesh of fish / fish and meat / (fig.) victims of oppression / (fig.) to cruelly oppress (i.e. to treat like flesh to be carved up)
crocodile clip / spring clip
to catch fish / to fish
mullet roe (salted and dried) / bottarga
fry / newly hatched fish
bass / perch
fish maw / a food dish made from the swim bladder of fish
like a fish back in water (idiom); glad to be back in one's proper surroundings
tuna
flatfish / flounder
to fish
lit. the salted fish turns over (idiom) / fig. to experience a reversal of fortune
fish eggs / roe / caviar
Crucian carp
piranha
salmon (loanword)
gray mullet (Mugil cephalus) / snakehead fish (family Channidae)
fishbone
tropical fish
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
fingerling
fish and water (metaphor for an intimate relationship or inseparability)
sweet and sour fish
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
Yufeng district of Liuzhou city 柳州市, Guangxi
fish sauce
goldfish
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
Exocet (missile)
flying fish
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
(Tw) fishpond / fish farm
Houttuynia cordata
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
one after the other / in single file
fish ball
fin
(cuisine) tuna belly / (Tw) (fig.) (coll.) potbelly / paunch
skate (cartilaginous fish belonging to the family Rajidae) / stingray
Diaoyu Islands, claimed by China but controlled by Japan as the Senkaku Islands, also called the Pinnacle Islands
yuxiang, a seasoning of Chinese cuisine that typically contains garlic, scallions, ginger, sugar, salt, chili peppers etc (Although "yuxiang" literally means "fish fragrance", it contains no seafood.)
the pleasure of close intimacy in a couple (idiom) / sexual intercourse
fish steak
ribbonfish / hairtail / beltfish / cutlassfish (family Trichiuridae)
deep-fried fish
to walk in in a line
grass carp
saury fish (family Scomberesocidae)
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
fish bone
mackerel
herring
cod liver oil
dishes with generous amounts of meat and fish / lavish meal
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
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