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  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
fish / CL: 條|条,
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  *鱼* | 鱼* | *鱼
surname Yu
to fish (with line and hook) / to dupe
salted fish
to catch fish / (fig.) to loaf on the job / to be slack / to take it easy
to catch fish / to fish
alligator / crocodile
mokugyo / wooden fish (percussion instrument)
octopus
Bayuquan District of Yingkou City 營口市|营口市, Liaoning
mermaid / dugong / sea cow / manatee / giant salamander
goldfish
water flea (small crustacean of genus Daphnia)
carp
whale / CL: 條|条
squid
shark
Pisces (star sign)
Diaoyu Islands, claimed by China but controlled by Japan as the Senkaku Islands, also called the Pinnacle Islands
abalone
fish tank / fishbowl / aquarium
mermaid
fishpond
flesh of fish / fish and meat / (fig.) victims of oppression / (fig.) to cruelly oppress (i.e. to treat like flesh to be carved up)
fishes
fish eggs / roe / caviar
fish fillet / slice of fish meat
torpedo
shoal of fish
fishing rod
cuttlefish
fishtail
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
fish scales
yellow croaker (fish)
variant of 漁網|渔网
catfish
turtle / terrapin / Taiwan pr. [jia4 yu2]
fish head / fig. upright and unwilling to compromise
like a fish back in water (idiom); glad to be back in one's proper surroundings
Yuchi or Yuchih Township in Nantou County 南投縣|南投县, central Taiwan
fishpond
fish bait
fish bone
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
tapertail anchovy (Coilia ectenes) / various species of cutlassfish / saury
eel
fishhook
bass / perch
deep-fried fish
to fish in troubled water (idiom); to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
wrinkles of the skin / crow's feet
dishes with generous amounts of meat and fish / lavish meal
cod liver oil
mandarin fish / Chinese perch (Siniperca chuatsi)
lit. either the fish dies or the net splits / a life and death struggle (idiom)
tuna
salmon / trout
shark fin
Yufeng district of Liuzhou city 柳州市, Guangxi
fin
silvery pomfret / butterfish
fish ball
lit. the salted fish turns over (idiom) / fig. to experience a reversal of fortune
fresh fish / living fish
(coll.) to fire sb / to sack sb
harpoon
variant of 漁具|渔具
sweet and sour fish
ichthyosaur
Yutai County in Jining 濟寧|济宁, Shandong
black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus) / herring / mackerel
Jiayu county in Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
sardine (loanword)
to fish
close relationship as between fish and water
to make a significant advance in one's career (idiom) / to get one's big break
entrapment (law)
the pleasure of close intimacy in a couple (idiom) / sexual intercourse
fish meal
fishbone
fish sauce
blotched snakehead (Channa maculata)
fish maw / a food dish made from the swim bladder of fish
shark
name used for many fishing birds / cormorant / osprey
sturgeon
eel
koinobori, a Japanese carp-shaped windsock flown to celebrate Children's Day
Jiayu county in Xianning 咸寧|咸宁, Hubei
bighead carp / Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Chinese high-fin banded shark (Myxocyprinus asiaticus)
kingfisher
fry / newly hatched fish
silverfish (Lepisma saccarina) / fish moth
oriental whitebait / slender silvery-white fish e.g. Galaxias maculatus and Salangichthys microdon
fish and water (metaphor for an intimate relationship or inseparability)
fingerling
ichthyology

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