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


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