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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
fish / CL: 條|条,
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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
surname Yu
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
alligator / crocodile
mermaid
salted fish
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
whale / CL: 條|条
shark
fish tank / fishbowl / aquarium
octopus
Crucian carp
to catch fish / to fish
goldfish
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
abalone
ribbonfish / hairtail / beltfish / cutlassfish (family Trichiuridae)
Exocet (missile)
flying fish
Pisces (star sign)
carp
fish head / fig. upright and unwilling to compromise
fish bone
Pisces (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
squid
flesh of fish / fish and meat / (fig.) victims of oppression / (fig.) to cruelly oppress (i.e. to treat like flesh to be carved up)
cod
fishes
cuttlefish
torpedo
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.)
Yuchi or Yuchih township in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县, central Taiwan
fishpond
variant of 漁網|渔网
fish eggs / roe / caviar
yellow croaker (fish)
octopus
Diaoyu Islands, claimed by China but controlled by Japan as the Senkaku Islands, also called the Pinnacle Islands
Sichuan poached sliced fish in hot chili oil
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
salmon (loanword)
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
fry / newly hatched fish
fishhook
Yutai County in Jining 濟寧|济宁, Shandong
fishing rod
fish ball
fish fillet / slice of fish meat
eel
fish ball
lit. fish and dragons mixed in together (idiom); fig. crooks mixed in with the honest folk
bass / perch
fishtail
deep-fried fish
Diaoyu Islands, located between Taiwan and Okinawa, controlled by Japan – which calls them the Senkaku Islands – but claimed by China as part of its territory
tuna
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
whitefish
fresh fish / living fish
caviar
cod liver oil
mandarin fish / Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi)
Houttuynia cordata
(lit.) land of fish and rice / (fig.) fertile region / land of milk and honey
tropical fish
fish scales
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
grass carp
wrinkles of the skin / crow's feet
catfish
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel
fish bait
lit. the salted fish turns over (idiom) / fig. to experience a reversal of fortune
flatfish / flounder
kingfisher
fish sauce
shoal of fish
harpoon
silvery pomfret / butterfish
lit. either the fish dies or the net splits / a life and death struggle (idiom)
sardine (loanword)
water flea (small crustacean of genus Daphnia)
ichthyosaur
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
fin
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
turbot / European imported turbot / same as 大菱鮃|大菱鲆
like a fish back in water (idiom); glad to be back in one's proper surroundings
freshwater fish
fishbone
fish meal
sashimi
shark fin
salmon / trout
Bayuquan District of Yingkou City 營口市|营口市, Liaoning
close relationship as between fish and water
variant of 鯊魚|鲨鱼
Pacific saury (Cololabis saira)
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