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Chicken in Chinese / Japanese...

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Rooster / Chicken

Year of the Rooster / Zodiac Sign
China
Japan niwatori
Rooster / Chicken

鷄 or 雞 is the character for rooster or chicken in Chinese, old Korean, and Japanese.

If you were born in the year of the rooster (chicken), you . . .


Have a unique sense of color.
Are high principled and responsible.
Have persuasive power.
Are honest.
Have a great ability to communicate.

Common Chinese chicken Alternate Chinese chicken #1 Alternate Chinese chicken #2

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See also our Chinese Zodiac page.


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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
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Mandarin niǎo / niao3
Taiwan niao
Japanese yanadori やなどり
 torisaki とりさき
 tori とり
 igayama いがやま
 ikariyama いかりやま
Chinese bird; CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2]; (dialect) to pay attention to; (intensifier) damned; goddam; variant of 屌[diao3]; penis
Japanese (1) bird; (2) bird meat (esp. chicken meat); fowl; poultry; (surname) Yanadori; (surname) Torisaki; (surname, given name) Tori; (personal name) Igayama; (personal name) Ikariyama
A bird.
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Bird

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Mandarin qiào / qiao4
Taiwan ch`iao / chiao
Japanese gara がら
 kaku かく
Chinese variant of 殼|壳[qiao4]
Japanese (n,n-pref) (1) (kana only) (See 鶏がら) chicken bones (e.g. for soup); chicken carcass; (2) (kana only) poor-quality coke (coal); (suffix) (3) (kana only) left-overs; remnants; (See 電子殻) shell (e.g. electron shell)

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Mandarin qín / qin2
Taiwan ch`in / chin
Japanese kin とり
Chinese generic term for birds and animals; birds; to capture (old)
Japanese (1) bird; (2) bird meat (esp. chicken meat); fowl; poultry
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

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Mandarin/ ji1
Taiwan chi
Japanese kei
Chinese fowl; chicken; CL:隻|只[zhi1]; (slang) prostitute
kukkuṭa, a cock, fowl, chicken, hen; translit. ku, ke, go.

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Mandarin/ ji1
Taiwan chi
Japanese niwatori(p);tori;kake(ok);kutakake(ok);niwatori にわとり(P);とり;かけ(ok);くたかけ(ok);ニワトリ
Chinese Japanese variant of 雞|鸡
Japanese (1) (domestic) chicken; (2) (See 鶏肉) chicken (meat)

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ずり

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Japanese zuri ずり
Japanese (1) shear (wind, fluids); (2) (colloquialism) (abbreviation) (See 砂ずり・すなずり・4) chicken gizzard

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三鳥

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Japanese sanchou / sancho さんちょう
Japanese (1) (archaism) cuckoo, Japanese bush warbler & wagtail; (2) {food} chicken, goose & pheasant

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六畜

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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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土雞


土鸡

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Mandarin tǔ jī / tu3 ji1
Taiwan t`u chi / tu chi
Chinese free-range chicken

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地鳥

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Japanese jidori じどり
 jitori じとり
Japanese (1) nationally protected chicken breed; free-range local traditional pedigree chicken; chicken meat from same; (2) locally raised chicken

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地鶏

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Japanese jidori じどり
 jitori じとり
Japanese nationally protected chicken breed; free-range local traditional pedigree chicken; chicken meat from same

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寄鍋

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Japanese yosenabe よせなべ
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) pot of chicken or seafood, and vegetables in a dashi broth, usu. cooked at the table (traditionally a winter meal); seafood and vegetable stew or chowder

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成鶏

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Japanese seikei / seke せいけい
Japanese adult chicken; mature fowl

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手羽

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Japanese teba てば
Japanese chicken wing

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捏ね

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Japanese tsukune つくね
Japanese chicken or fish meatloaf made with egg

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柴雞

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Mandarin chái jī / chai2 ji1
Taiwan ch`ai chi / chai chi
Chinese a variety of free-range chicken, small with furless legs, laying smaller eggs

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正肉

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Japanese shouniku / shoniku しょうにく
Japanese meat (esp. chicken) without bones, skin or excess fat

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水炊

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Japanese mizudaki みずだき
 mizutaki みずたき
Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (food term) food (esp. chicken and vegetables) boiled in plain water (or sometimes dashi, etc.) and served with dipping sauce (esp. ponzu)

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水痘

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Mandarin shuǐ dòu / shui3 dou4
Taiwan shui tou
Japanese suitou / suito すいとう
Chinese chickenpox; Varicella zoster (med.)
Japanese (See 水疱瘡) chickenpox; chicken pox

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油雞

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Mandarin yóu jī / you2 ji1
Taiwan yu chi
Chinese a variety of chicken

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炸雞

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Mandarin zhá jī / zha2 ji1
Taiwan cha chi
Chinese fried chicken

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烏雞

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Mandarin wū jī / wu1 ji1
Taiwan wu chi
Chinese black-boned chicken; silky fowl; silkie; Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson

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烤雞

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Mandarin kǎo jī / kao3 ji1
Taiwan k`ao chi / kao chi
Chinese roast chicken

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焼鳥

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Japanese yakitori やきとり
Japanese yakitori; chicken pieces (or sometimes beef or pork offal) grilled on a skewer

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端金

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Japanese hashitagane はしたがね
Japanese odd money; loose change; small (paltry) sum (of money); chicken feed; (mere) pittance

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笨雞

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Mandarin bèn jī / ben4 ji1
Taiwan pen chi
Chinese free-range chicken

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笹身

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Japanese sasami ささみ
Japanese (kana only) chicken tender; chicken tenderloin

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肉雞

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Mandarin ròu jī / rou4 ji1
Taiwan jou chi
Chinese chicken raised for meat; broiler; (computing) zombie; infected computer in a botnet

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胸肉

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Mandarin xiōng ròu / xiong1 rou4
Taiwan hsiung jou
Japanese muneniku むねにく
Chinese breast meat (brisket, chicken breast etc)
Japanese breast meat (usu. of chicken); breast; white meat

脯子

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Mandarin pú zi / pu2 zi5
Taiwan p`u tzu / pu tzu
Chinese breast meat (of chicken etc)

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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
Rooster
Chicken
鷄 or 雞
鸡 or 鶏
niwatorijī / ji1 / jichi
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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