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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin láng / lang2
Taiwan lang
Japanese ookami(p);ookame(ok);oinu(ok);ookami / おおかみ(P);おおかめ(ok);おいぬ(ok);オオカミ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese wolf; CL:匹[pi3],隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]
Japanese (1) (kana only) wolf (Canis lupus); (2) wolf in sheep's clothing; womanizer; (surname) Ookami; (surname) Urufu
A wolf; fierce.

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Mandarin yáng / yang2
Taiwan yang
Japanese hitsuji(p);hitsuji / ひつじ(P);ヒツジ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese sheep; goat; CL:頭|头[tou2],隻|只[zhi1]; surname Yang
Japanese sheep (Ovis aries); (female given name) You; (surname) Hitsuji
avi, a sheep, goat, ram.


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Mandarin duō lì / duo1 li4
Taiwan to li
Japanese dari / だり    tari / たり
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Dolly (1996-2003), female sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell
Japanese (surname) Dari; (place-name) Tari


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Mandarin mù yáng / mu4 yang2
Taiwan mu yang
Japanese bokuyou / bokuyo / ぼくよう
Chinese to raise sheep; shepherd
Japanese (noun/participle) sheep farming; (given name) Bokuyou



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Mandarin mián yáng / mian2 yang2
Taiwan mien yang
Japanese menyou / menyo / めんよう
Chinese sheep
Japanese sheep


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Mandarin yáng pí / yang2 pi2
Taiwan yang p`i / yang pi
Japanese youhi / yohi / ようひ
Chinese sheepskin
Japanese (1) sheep skin; fleece; (2) (See 羊皮紙) parchment


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Mandarin yáng qún / yang2 qun2
Taiwan yang ch`ün / yang chün
Japanese yougun / yogun / ようぐん
Chinese flock of sheep
Japanese herd of sheep; flock of sheep



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Mandarin wáng yáng bǔ láo / wang2 yang2 bu3 lao2
Taiwan wang yang pu lao
Japanese bouyouhorou / boyohoro / ぼうようほろう
Chinese lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom); fig. to act belatedly; better late than never; to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
Japanese (yoji) locking the barn door after the horse has bolted; doing something too late; mending the pen after the sheep are lost



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Mandarin yáng zhì hǔ pí / yang2 zhi4 hu3 pi2
Taiwan yang chih hu p`i / yang chih hu pi
Japanese youshitsukohi / yoshitsukohi / ようしつこひ
Chinese lit. the heart of a sheep in the skin of a tiger (idiom); fig. impressive in appearance but lacking in substance; braggart
Japanese (yoji) sheep in a tiger's skin; gimcrack; showy without real worth; all show and no substance

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Mandarin miē / mie1
Taiwan mieh
Chinese the bleating of sheep; final particle which transforms statements into questions that indicate doubt or surprise (Cantonese)

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Mandarin yáng / yang2
Taiwan yang
Chinese clay sheep buried with the dead

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Mandarin wèi / wei4
Taiwan wei
Japanese mi / み    hitsuji / ひつじ
Chinese not yet; did not; have not; not; 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep; ancient Chinese compass point: 210°
Japanese (prefix) not yet; un-; eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Ram, 1pm-3pm, south-southwest, June); (female given name) Mirei; (personal name) Mia; (female given name) Hidemi; (female given name) Hitsuji; (female given name) Saki
Not yet; the future; 1-3 p. m.

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Mandarin zhàn / zhan4
Taiwan chan
Japanese kakebashi / かけばし    kakehashi / かけはし
Chinese a wooden or bamboo pen for sheep or cattle; wood or bamboo trestlework; a warehouse
Japanese (surname) Kakebashi; (surname) Kakehashi

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Mandarin zāng / zang1
Taiwan tsang
Chinese female sheep; place name

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Mandarin/ mi3
Taiwan mi
Chinese to bleat (of a sheep); surname Mi

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Mandarin róng / rong2
Taiwan jung
Chinese wool of sheep

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Mandarin qún / qun2
Taiwan ch`ün / chün
Japanese gun
Chinese variant of 群[qun2]
A flock of sheep, herd, multitude, the flock, crowd, all.

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Mandarin shān / shan1
Taiwan shan
Chinese a flock of sheep (or goats); old variant of 膻[shan1]; old variant of 羶[shan1]

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Mandarin shān / shan1
Taiwan shan
Chinese rank odor (of sheep or goats)

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Mandarin chàn / chan4
Taiwan ch`an / chan
Japanese san
Chinese to mix; to blend; to dilute; to adulterate
Crowding sheep, confusion; translit. kṣan, ṣan.

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Mandarin shān / shan1
Taiwan shan
Chinese rank odor (of sheep or goats)


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Japanese bouyou / boyo / ぼうよう Japanese lost sheep; (given name) Bouyou


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Mandarin gōng yáng / gong1 yang2
Taiwan kung yang
Chinese ram (male sheep)


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Mandarin liù chù / liu4 chu4
Taiwan liu ch`u / liu chu
Japanese rokuchiku
Chinese six domestic animals, namely: pig, cow, sheep, horse, chicken and dog
The six animals likened to the six organs 六根, v. 六衆生.



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Mandarin yǎ yáng / ya3 yang2
Taiwan ya yang
Japanese ayō
(啞羊僧) A dumb sheep (monk), stupid, one who does not know good from bad, nor enough to repent of sin.



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Mandarin hài mǎ / hai4 ma3
Taiwan hai ma
Chinese lit. the black horse of the herd; fig. troublemaker; the black sheep of the family


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Mandarin rǎng yáng / rang3 yang2
Taiwan jang yang
Chinese to take home sb else's stray sheep


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Mandarin fàng yáng / fang4 yang2
Taiwan fang yang
Chinese to tend a flock of sheep; to let sheep out to pasture; fig. to throw off the reins; to leave sb alone; acting freely and irresponsibly


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Japanese hitsujidoshi / ひつじどし Japanese year of the sheep


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Mandarin niú yáng / niu2 yang2
Taiwan niu yang
Chinese cattle and sheep; livestock


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Mandarin mù qún / mu4 qun2
Taiwan mu ch`ün / mu chün
Chinese herd of sheep


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Mandarin chù shēng / chu4 sheng1
Taiwan ch`u sheng / chu sheng
Chinese livestock, or specifically the six farm animals cow, horse, sheep, cock, dog, pig 牛馬羊雞狗豬|牛马羊鸡狗猪; an insult, You animal!


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Japanese menyou / menyo / めんよう Japanese sheep


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Japanese younyuu / yonyu / ようにゅう Japanese sheep's milk


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Japanese hitsujihen / ひつじへん Japanese kanji "sheep" radical at left


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Mandarin yáng nǎi / yang2 nai3
Taiwan yang nai
Chinese sheep's milk



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Mandarin yáng zhàn / yang2 zhan4
Taiwan yang chan
Chinese sheep or goat pen


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Mandarin yáng yóu / yang2 you2
Taiwan yang yu
Chinese sheep's fat; suet; mutton tallow


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Japanese hitsujitou / hitsujito / ひつじとう Japanese orf; contagious pustular dermatitis; sheep pox; scabby mouth


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Japanese youchou / yocho / ようちょう Japanese (adj-t,adv-to) (1) winding; zigzag; meandering; (2) (orig. meaning) sheep intestines



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Mandarin yáng tóu / yang2 tou2
Taiwan yang t`ou / yang tou
Chinese sheep's head; fig. advertisement for good meat


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Mandarin gāo yáng / gao1 yang2
Taiwan kao yang
Chinese sheep; lamb


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Japanese teiyou / teyo / ていよう Japanese (1) (obscure) ram (sheep); (2) used to liken one to someone who lives their life by instinct


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Japanese gunyou / gunyo / ぐんよう Japanese flock of sheep; collection of weaklings


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Japanese kantetsu / かんてつ Japanese sheep liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica)



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Mandarin yǎng yáng / yang3 yang2
Taiwan yang yang
Chinese sheep husbandry


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Japanese menyou / menyo / めんよう Japanese sheep


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Japanese giipu / gipu / ギープ Japanese geep; goat-sheep chimera or hybrid


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Japanese shiipu / shipu / シープ Japanese sheep


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Japanese hagisu / ハギス Japanese haggis (traditional Scottish dish made from a sheep's offal cooked in the animal's stomach)


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Japanese hitsuji / ヒツジ Japanese sheep (Ovis aries)


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Japanese merino / メリノ Japanese merino (breed of sheep); (personal name) Merino



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Mandarin wěi shàn zhě / wei3 shan4 zhe3
Taiwan wei shan che
Japanese gizensha / ぎぜんしゃ
Chinese hypocrite
Japanese hypocrite; dissembler; wolf in sheep's clothing; fox in a lamb's skin



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Mandarin tù máo chén / tu4 mao2 chen2
Taiwan t`u mao ch`en / tu mao chen
Japanese tomō jin
The speck of dust that can rest on the point of a hare's down, one-seventh of that on a sheep's hair; speck of dust on a hare's down


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Japanese bakenokawa / ばけのかわ Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) masking one's true character; disguise; sheep's clothing



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Mandarin shí èr shòu / shi2 er4 shou4
Taiwan shih erh shou
Japanese jūnishū
The twelve animals for the "twelve horary branches" with their names, hours, and the Chinese transliterations of their Sanskrit equivalents; v. 大集經 23 and 56. There are also the thirty-six animals, three for each hour. The twelve are: Serpent 蛇 巳, 9-11 a.m. 迦若; Horse 馬午, 11-1 noon 兜羅; Sheep 羊未, 1―3 p.m. 毘梨支迦; Monkey 猴申, 3-5 p.m. 檀尼毘; Cock 鶏酉, 5-7 p.m. 摩迦羅; Dog 大戌, 7-9 p.m. 鳩槃; Boar 豕亥, 9-11 p.m.彌那; Rat 鼠子, 11-1 midnight 彌沙; Ox 牛丑 1-3 a.m. 毘利沙; Tiger (or Lion) 虎寅, 3―5 a.m. 彌倫那; Hare 兎卯, 5-7 a.m. 羯迦吒迦; Dragon 龍辰, 7-9 a.m 絲阿.



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Mandarin yǎ yáng sēng / ya3 yang2 seng1
Taiwan ya yang seng
Japanese ayō sō
dumb sheep; dumb sheep


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Japanese ootsunohitsuji;ootsunohitsuji / おおつのひつじ;オオツノヒツジ Japanese (kana only) (obscure) (See ビッグホーン) bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)


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Mandarin táo lì yáng / tao2 li4 yang2
Taiwan t`ao li yang / tao li yang
Chinese (Tw) Dolly (1996-2003), female sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult somatic cell



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Mandarin lè yáng yáng / le4 yang2 yang2
Taiwan le yang yang
Chinese Happy sheep (group of five cartoon sheep), mascot of 2010 Guangzhou Asian games 廣州亞運會|广州亚运会


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Japanese tsumabiki;tsumebiki / つまびき;つめびき    tsumahajiki / つまはじき Japanese (noun/participle) playing with one's fingers (a guitar, etc.); (noun/participle) black sheep (of a family); ostracism



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Mandarin niú máo chén / niu2 mao2 chen2
Taiwan niu mao ch`en / niu mao chen
Japanese gomō jin
go-rājas, the amount of dust that can rest on the top of a cow's hair, i. e. seven times that on a sheep's.


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Mandarin niú yáng yǎn / niu2 yang2 yan3
Taiwan niu yang yen
Japanese goyō gen
(牛羊心眼) Only the eyes (i. e. vision, or insight) of oxen and sheep; insight of cattle and sheep


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Mandarin mù yáng zhě / mu4 yang2 zhe3
Taiwan mu yang che
Japanese bokuyousha / bokuyosha / ぼくようしゃ
Chinese shepherd
Japanese sheep breeder; sheepman; shepherd


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Japanese nekokaburi / ねこかぶり Japanese (noun/participle) feigned innocence or naivete; beguiling innocence; wolf in sheep's clothing



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Mandarin sào yǎng bìng / sao4 yang3 bing4
Taiwan sao yang ping
Chinese scrapie (prion disease of sheep)



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Mandarin yáng máo chén / yang2 mao2 chen2
Taiwan yang mao ch`en / yang mao chen
Japanese yōmō jin
The minute speck of dust that can rest on the tip of a sheep's hair; speck of dust on the hair of a sheep



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Mandarin yáng yǎng yì / yang2 yang3 yi4
Taiwan yang yang i
Chinese scrapie (prion disease of sheep)


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Japanese ookami / オオカミ Japanese (1) (kana only) wolf (Canis lupus); (2) wolf in sheep's clothing; womanizer


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Japanese meemee / メエメエ Japanese baa (sound made by sheep); meh


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Japanese merinoo / メリノー Japanese (ik) merino (breed of sheep)


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Japanese meemee / メーメー Japanese baa (sound made by sheep); meh


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Japanese ichigunnohitsuji / いちぐんのひつじ Japanese flock of sheep


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Japanese hitoetsugi / ひとえつぎ Japanese sheep bend (knot)


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Japanese bakenokawa / ばけのかわ Japanese masking one's true character; disguise; sheep's clothing


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Japanese tanpukudoukei / tanpukudoke / たんぷくどうけい Japanese same singular and plural form (of a noun) (e.g. sheep)



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Mandarin hài qún zhī mǎ / hai4 qun2 zhi1 ma3
Taiwan hai ch`ün chih ma / hai chün chih ma
Chinese lit. a horse that brings trouble to its herd (idiom); fig. troublemaker; black sheep; rotten apple


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Japanese toshonohitsuji / としょのひつじ Japanese (expression) discouraged person; (like a) sheep being led to a slaughterhouse


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Japanese kakuchoujouchuu;kakuchoujouchuu / kakuchojochu;kakuchojochu / かくちょうじょうちゅう;カクチョウジョウチュウ Japanese sheep tapeworm (Moniezia expansa)



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Mandarin shā niú zǎi yáng / sha1 niu2 zai3 yang2
Taiwan sha niu tsai yang
Chinese slaughter the cattle and butcher the sheep; to prepare a big feast (idiom)



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Mandarin shā zhū zǎi yáng / sha1 zhu1 zai3 yang2
Taiwan sha chu tsai yang
Chinese to kill the pigs and slaughter the sheep (idiom)


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Japanese ushinokegusa;ushinokegusa / うしのけぐさ;ウシノケグサ Japanese (kana only) sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina)


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Mandarin niú yáng xīn yǎn / niu2 yang2 xin1 yan3
Taiwan niu yang hsin yen
Japanese goyō shingen
insight of cattle and sheep; insight of cattle and sheep


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Japanese nekokaburi / ねこかぶり Japanese (noun/participle) feigned innocence or naivete; beguiling innocence; wolf in sheep's clothing


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Japanese nekonikatsuobushi / ねこにかつおぶし Japanese (expression) (idiom) temptation one can't resist; setting a wolf to mind the sheep; trusting a cat with milk



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Mandarin méi mù chuán qíng / mei2 mu4 chuan2 qing2
Taiwan mei mu ch`uan ch`ing / mei mu chuan ching
Chinese to make sheep eyes at; to cast amorous glances at



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Mandarin mián lǐ cáng zhēn / mian2 li3 cang2 zhen1
Taiwan mien li ts`ang chen / mien li tsang chen
Chinese lit. a needle concealed in silk floss (idiom); fig. ruthless character behind a gentle appearance; a wolf in sheep's clothing; an iron fist in a velvet glove


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Japanese hitsujinomure / ひつじのむれ Japanese flock of sheep



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Mandarin yáng sào yǎng bìng / yang2 sao4 yang3 bing4
Taiwan yang sao yang ping
Chinese scrapie (prion disease of sheep)



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Mandarin yáng sào yǎng zhèng / yang2 sao4 yang3 zheng4
Taiwan yang sao yang cheng
Chinese scrapie (prion disease of sheep)


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Mandarin yáng zhī bái yù / yang2 zhi1 bai2 yu4
Taiwan yang chih pai yü
Chinese sheep-fat white jade, a type of jade



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Mandarin yáng cháng xiǎo jìng / yang2 chang2 xiao3 jing4
Taiwan yang ch`ang hsiao ching / yang chang hsiao ching
Chinese winding road (twisting and turning like a sheep's intestine)



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Mandarin yáng cháng xiǎo dào / yang2 chang2 xiao3 dao4
Taiwan yang ch`ang hsiao tao / yang chang hsiao tao
Chinese road as twisty as sheep's intestine (idiom); narrow and winding road; fig. complicated and tricky job


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Mandarin měi lì nú yáng / mei3 li4 nu2 yang2
Taiwan mei li nu yang
Chinese merino (breed of sheep)



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Mandarin sè lì nèi rěn / se4 li4 nei4 ren3
Taiwan se li nei jen
Chinese lit. show strength while weak inside (idiom); appearing fierce while cowardly at heart; a sheep in wolf's clothing


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Japanese mayoeruhitsuji / まよえるひつじ Japanese (exp,n) stray sheep



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Mandarin shí èr è lǜ yí / shi2 er4 e4 lv4 yi2
Taiwan shih erh o lü i
Japanese jūni aku ritsugi
The twelve bad occupations: sheep-butcher; poulterer (or hen-breeder); pork butcher; fowler; fisherman; hunter; thief; executioner; jailer; juggler; dog-butcher; beater (i.e. hunt servant); twelve evil occupations



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Mandarin yì shēng dī yáng xīn / yi4 sheng1 di1 yang2 xin1
Taiwan i sheng ti yang hsin
Japanese ishō teiyō shin
Common 'butting goat', or animal, propensities for food and lust; the mental level of ordinary people, the same as sheep


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Japanese youmouokaru / yomookaru / ようもうをかる Japanese (exp,v5r) to shear sheep


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Japanese ushinokegusa / ウシノケグサ Japanese (kana only) sheep's fescue (Festuca ovina)


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