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Boar / Pig

Year of the Pig / Zodiac Sign
China zhū
Japan inoshishi
Boar / Pig

豬 is the character for boar, pig, or swine in Chinese and old Korean.

If you were born in the year of the boar / year of the pig, you...

Are optimistic.
Have good luck with wealth and money.
Are honest, generous, and warm-hearted.


猪The character shown to the right is the Japanese Kanji for "wild boar."
It's an alternate/simplified form of pig/boar in Chinese (can be read by both Chinese and Japanese people). Click on that character instead of the button above if you want this version.

See also our Chinese Zodiac page.


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Characters

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Mandarin zhū / zhu1
Taiwan chu
Japanese inoshishi(p);inoshishi / いのしし(P);イノシシ
Japanese (kana only) wild boar; (surname) Shishi; (surname) Inonishi; (surname) Inoshishi; (surname) Inozaki; (surname) Inosaki; (surname) Ino; (surname) Izaki; (personal name) I
A hog, pig.

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Mandarin zhū / zhu1
Taiwan chu
Japanese cho / い
Chinese hog; pig; swine; CL:口[kou3],頭|头[tou2]
Japanese (archaism) hog (esp. a wild boar, but also including the domesticated pig)
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Boar / Pig

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Mandarin hài / hai4
Taiwan hai
Japanese i / い
Chinese 12th earthly branch: 9-11 p.m., 10th solar month (7th November-6th December), year of the Boar; ancient Chinese compass point: 330°
Japanese twelfth sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Boar, 9pm-11pm, north-northwest, October); (personal name) Gai; (surname) Kai; (personal name) I

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Mandarin shǐ / shi3
Taiwan shih
Japanese buta / ぶた    inoko / いのこ    i / い
Chinese hog; swine
Japanese (1) pig (Sus scrofa domesticus); (2) (derogatory term) fat person; (1) (archaism) wild boar; (2) infant wild boar; (3) pig; (archaism) hog (esp. a wild boar, but also including the domesticated pig)

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Mandarin/ qu2
Taiwan ch`ü / chü
Chinese a wild boar; to fight

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Mandarin jiā / jia1
Taiwan chia
Chinese boar; male pig

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ボア

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Japanese boa / ボア Japanese (1) boa; (2) bore; (3) boar; (personal name) Boer

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亥年

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Japanese idoshi;inoshishidoshi(ik) / いどし;いのししどし(ik) Japanese year of the boar; (place-name) Inotoshi

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亥豬


亥猪

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Mandarin hài zhū / hai4 zhu1
Taiwan hai chu
Chinese Year 12, year of the Boar (e.g. 2007)

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公豬


公猪

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Mandarin gōng zhū / gong1 zhu1
Taiwan kung chu
Chinese boar

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山鯨

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Japanese yamakujira / やまくじら Japanese wild boar

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牡丹

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Mandarin mǔ dan / mu3 dan5
Taiwan mu tan
Japanese botan;botan / ぼたん;ボタン
Chinese tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa); Mudan District of Heze City 菏澤市|菏泽市[He2 ze2 Shi4], Shandong; Mutan township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
Japanese (1) (kana only) tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa); moutan; (2) wild boar (meat); (p,s,f) Botan

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猪子

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Japanese choshi / ちょし    shishiko / ししこ    karishi / かりし    inoshi / いのし    inogo / いのご    inoko / いのこ    ine / いね    ishi / いし    igo / いご    iko / いこ Japanese (1) (archaism) wild boar; (2) infant wild boar; (3) pig; (surname) Choshi; (surname) Shishiko; (surname) Karishi; (surname) Inoshi; (surname) Inogo; (p,s,f) Inoko; (surname) Ine; (surname) Ishi; (surname) Igo; (surname, female given name) Iko

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猪狩

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Japanese shishikari / ししかり    inogari / いのがり    inokari / いのかり    inagari / いながり    igari / いがり    igai / いがい    ikaru / いかる    ikari / いかり Japanese hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.); (surname) Shishikari; (surname) Inogari; (surname) Inokari; (surname) Inagari; (place-name, surname) Igari; (surname) Igai; (surname) Ikaru; (surname) Ikari

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猪豚

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Japanese inobuta;inobuta / いのぶた;イノブタ Japanese (kana only) wild boar and domestic pig hybrid

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猪鍋

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Japanese inoshishinabe / いのししなべ Japanese (food term) boar meat hot pot; boar stew

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獣狩

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Japanese shishigari / ししがり Japanese hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.)

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獣鍋

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Japanese shishinabe / ししなべ Japanese (food term) boar meat hot pot; boar stew

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玄猪

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Japanese gencho / げんちょ Japanese (1) (See 亥の子) day of the boar in the tenth month; (2) mochi eaten on the day of the boar (esp. at the time of the boar)

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瓜坊

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Japanese uribou / uribo / うりぼう Japanese (kana only) wild boar piglet

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種豚

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Japanese shuton;tanebuta / しゅとん;たねぶた Japanese (1) sire pig; boar; (2) brood sow

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豬年

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Mandarin zhū nián / zhu1 nian2
Taiwan chu nien
Chinese Year of the Boar (e.g. 2007)

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野猪

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Japanese yacho / やちょ Japanese wild boar

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野豕

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Mandarin yě shǐ / ye3 shi3
Taiwan yeh shih
Chinese wild boar

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野豬

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Mandarin yě zhū / ye3 zhu1
Taiwan yeh chu
Chinese wild boar (Sus scrofa); CL:頭|头[tou2]

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鹿狩

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Japanese shikagari / しかがり Japanese hunting (of animals such as boar, deer, etc.); (surname) Shikagari

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しし鍋

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Japanese shishinabe / ししなべ Japanese (food term) boar meat hot pot; boar stew

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ボタン

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Japanese botan / ボタン Japanese (kana only) button (por:); (1) (kana only) tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa); moutan; (2) wild boar (meat); (given name) Botan

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亥の刻

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Japanese inokoku / いのこく Japanese time of the boar (9-11pm)

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亥の子

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Japanese inoko / いのこ Japanese (See 亥の子の祝) day of the boar in the month of the boar (the 10th month); (female given name) Inoko

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Boar
Pig

inoshishizhū / zhu1 / zhuchu
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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