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There are 22 total results for your taurus search.

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Characters Pronunciation
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Mandarin niú / niu2
Taiwan niu
Japanese ushi(p);gyuu;ushi / ushi(p);gyu;ushi / うし(P);ぎゅう;ウシ
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Chinese ox; cow; bull; CL:條|条[tiao2],頭|头[tou2]; newton (abbr. for 牛頓|牛顿[niu2 dun4]); (slang) awesome; surname Niu
Japanese (1) cattle (Bos taurus); cow; bull; ox; calf; (2) (usu. ぎゅう) (See 牛肉) beef; (3) (ぎゅう only) {astron} (See 二十八宿,玄武・げんぶ・2) Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions); (surname) Niu; (surname) Giyuu; (given name) Gyuutetsu; (surname) Gyuu; (personal name) Ushimatsu; (personal name) Ushibori; (personal name) Ushihori; (surname) Ushi
go, gaus; ox, bull, bullock, etc. A term applied to the Buddha Gautama as in 牛王 king of bulls, possibly because of the derivation of his name; the phrase 騎牛來牛 (or 騎牛覔牛) to ride an ox, to seek an ox, means to use the Buddha to find the Buddha.


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Japanese oushiza / oshiza / おうしざ
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese Taurus (constellation); the Bull


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Mandarin jīn niú zuò / jin1 niu2 zuo4
Taiwan chin niu tso
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese Taurus (constellation and sign of the zodiac)


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Japanese ushi / ウシ Japanese (1) cattle (Bos taurus); cow; bull; ox; calf; (2) beef; (female given name) Ushi


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Mandarin yuán niú / yuan2 niu2
Taiwan yüan niu
Japanese gengyuu / gengyu / げんぎゅう
Chinese aurochs (Bos primigenius), extinct wild ox
Japanese (See オーロックス) aurochs; urus (extinct ancestor of the modern cow, Bos taurus)


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Japanese shirowani;shirowani / しろわに;シロワニ Japanese (kana only) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark


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Mandarin jīn niú / jin1 niu2
Taiwan chin niu
Chinese Taurus (star sign); Jinniu district of Chengdu city 成都市[Cheng2 du1 shi4], Sichuan



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Mandarin shí èr gōng / shi2 er4 gong1
Taiwan shih erh kung
Japanese juunikyuu / junikyu / じゅうにきゅう
Chinese the twelve equatorial constellations or signs of the zodiac in Western astronomy and astrology, namely: Aries 白羊[Bai2 yang2], Taurus 金牛[Jin4 niu2], Gemini 雙子|双子[Shuang1 zi3], Cancer 巨蟹[Ju4 xie4], Leo 獅子|狮子[Shi1 zi3], Virgo 室女[Shi4 nu:3], Libra 天秤[Tian1 cheng4], Scorpio 天蠍|天蝎[Tian1 xie1], Sagittarius 人馬|人马[Ren2 ma3], Capricorn 摩羯[Mo2 jie2], Aquarius 寶瓶|宝瓶[Bao3 ping2], Pisces 雙魚|双鱼[Shuang1 yu2]
Japanese constellations of the zodiac
The twelve zodiacal mansions: east-gemini 夫婦 or 雙女; aries 羊; taurus 牛; west-libra 秤; scorpio 蝎; Sagittarius 弓 or人馬; south―aquarius 甁; pisces 魚; capri-cornus 密牛; north―cancer螃蟹; leo 獅子; virgo (or twin maidens 雙女). They are used in the vajradhātu group of the Garbhadhātu maṇḍala, E.W.S.N.


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Japanese kingyuukyuu / kingyukyu / きんぎゅうきゅう Japanese Taurus (2nd zodiacal sign); the Bull


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Japanese oushiza / oshiza / おうしざ Japanese Taurus (constellation); the Bull


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Japanese shirowani / シロワニ Japanese (kana only) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark


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Japanese toorasu / トーラス Japanese (1) Taurus; (2) torus



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Mandarin tuō luó sī shān / tuo1 luo2 si1 shan1
Taiwan t`o lo ssu shan / to lo ssu shan
Chinese Taurus mountains of south Turkey


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Japanese rebanonsugi;rebanonsugi / レバノンすぎ;レバノンスギ Japanese Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani); cedar of Lebanon; Turkish cedar; Taurus cedar


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Japanese arushioone / アルシオーネ Japanese {astron} Alcyone (star in the constellation Taurus, brightest of the Pleiades); Eta Tauri


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Japanese arudebaran / アルデバラン Japanese {astron} Aldebaran (star in the constellation Taurus); Alpha Tauri; (personal name) Aldebaran


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Japanese oorokkusu / オーロックス Japanese aurochs (Bos primigenius); urus; extinct ancestor of the modern cow, Bos taurus


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Japanese rebanonsugi / レバノンスギ Japanese Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani); cedar of Lebanon; Turkish cedar; Taurus cedar


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Japanese oushiza / oshiza / おうしざ Japanese Taurus (constellation); the Bull


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Japanese sandotaigaashaaku / sandotaigashaku / サンドタイガーシャーク Japanese sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark


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Japanese sando taigaa shaaku / sando taiga shaku / サンド・タイガー・シャーク Japanese sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark


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Japanese sandotaigaashaaku;sando taigaa shaaku / sandotaigashaku;sando taiga shaku / サンドタイガーシャーク;サンド・タイガー・シャーク Japanese (See 白鰐・しろわに) sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus); gray nurse shark
This page contains 22 results for "taurus" in Chinese and/or Japanese.

Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

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Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).

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