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  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
fish / CL: 條|条,
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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *魚* | 魚* | *魚
surname Yu
fish tank / fishbowl / aquarium
fishes
Yuchi or Yuchih township in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县, central Taiwan
fishpond
fish fillet / slice of fish meat
fish head / fig. upright and unwilling to compromise
fishing rod
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
fish ball
caviar
shark fin
fish bait
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)
fry / newly hatched fish
fish maw / a food dish made from the swim bladder of fish
fish eggs / roe / caviar
fishbone
fingerling
fish and water (metaphor for an intimate relationship or inseparability)
Yufeng district of Liuzhou city 柳州市, Guangxi
fish sauce
(Tw) fishpond / fish farm
Houttuynia cordata
one after the other / in single file
fish ball
fin
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
to walk in in a line
fish bone
cod liver oil
pork strips stir-fried with yuxiang 魚香|鱼香
harpoon
lit. the fish and the bear's paw, you can't have both at the same time (idiom, from Mencius); fig. you must choose one or the other / you can't always get everything you want / you can't have your cake and eat it
white (paint from dried fish guts) / marble white color of the dawn sky
swim bladder
fishing boat / same as 漁船|渔船
ichthyology
fishmonger
ichthyosaur
variant of 漁網|渔网
shoal of fish
torpedo
name used for many fishing birds / cormorant / osprey
fish and chips (abbr. for 炸魚薯條|炸鱼薯条)
fish scales
fishcake
(lit.) land of fish and rice / (fig.) fertile region / land of milk and honey
open-toed shoe / peep-toe
water flea (small crustacean of genus Daphnia)
fisher / fisherman
to file out / to walk out in a line
fish meal
fishhook
fishing float
Yutai County in Jining 濟寧|济宁, Shandong
close relationship as between fish and water
meaty flesh from the underbelly of the carp
kingfisher
shark fin soup
variant of 漁具|渔具
fishplate (in railway engineering)
"fish" battle formation in ancient times: chariots in front, infantry behind / The Fish Enter the Trap (title of Ode 170 in the Shijing)
fry / newly hatched fish
spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo)
Yufeng district of Liuzhou city 柳州市, Guangxi
percussion instrument in the form of a bamboo fish (traditionally used by Daoist priests)
variant of 漁汛|渔汛
the fish hold (of a fishing vessel)
to prey on the people
Yutai County in Jining 濟寧|济宁, Shandong
lit. the fish sinks, the goose vanishes into the distance (idiom); a letter does not arrive / lost in transmission
(archaic) formation of infantrymen led by chariots
bubbles (literary)
to pass off fish eyes for pearls / to pass off fake products as genuine (idiom)
torpedo boat
fish brings heat, meat brings phlegm, vegetables and tofu keep you healthy
erhua variant of 魚鉤|鱼钩
lit. the fish and the bear's paw, you can't have both at the same time (idiom, from Mencius); fig. you must choose one or the other / you can't always get everything you want / you can't have your cake and eat it


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