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鹿 in Chinese / Japanese...

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Japan shika / ka
Deer Vertical Wall Scroll

鹿 is the single-character for deer in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja.

In Japanese, this can refer especially to the sika deer of Japan (Cervus Nippon).


China zhǎng jǐng lù
Giraffe Vertical Wall Scroll

長頸鹿 is the Chinese word for Giraffe (the animal).

Not to be confused with the mythical "kirin" or "qilin" beast.

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Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your 鹿 search...


If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Simple Dictionary Definition


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Mandarin/ lu4
Taiwan lu
Japanese shika(p);kasegi(ok);ka(ok);roku(ok);shika / しか(P);かせぎ(ok);か(ok);ろく(ok);シカ
Giraffe Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese deer
Japanese deer (esp. the sika deer, Cervus nippon); cervid; (personal name) Roku; (surname) Shikazaki; (surname) Shika; (personal name) Ka
mṛga; a deer; as Śākyamuni first preached the four noble truths in the Deer-garden, the deer is a symbol of his preaching.



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Mandarin cháng jǐng lù / chang2 jing3 lu4
Taiwan ch`ang ching lu / chang ching lu
Chinese giraffe; CL:隻|只[zhi1]


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Mandarin sān lù / san1 lu4
Taiwan san lu
Japanese sanka / さんか
Chinese Sanlu (brand)
Japanese (surname) Sanka


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Mandarin gōng lù / gong1 lu4
Taiwan kung lu
Chinese stag; buck


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Japanese hoejika;hoejika / ほえじか;ホエジカ Japanese (kana only) common muntjac (species of barking deer, Muntiacus muntjak); Indian muntjac


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Mandarin pō lù / po1 lu4
Taiwan p`o lu / po lu
Chinese Eld's deer (Cervus eldii)


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Mandarin dà lù / da4 lu4
Taiwan ta lu
Japanese oojika / おおじか
Chinese moose
Japanese (1) large deer; (2) moose; elk; red deer; (surname) Oshika; (place-name, surname) Oojika; (place-name, surname) Ooshika; (surname) Ooga; (surname) Ooka


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Japanese kojika / こじか Japanese fawn; (surname) Koshika


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Japanese kojika / こじか Japanese fawn; (female given name) Banbi; (surname) Koroku; (surname, female given name) Kojika; (surname) Koshiga; (surname) Koshika; (surname) Koga; (place-name, surname) Ojika; (place-name) Oshika; (place-name, surname) Oga


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Mandarin jù lù / ju4 lu4
Taiwan chü lu
Chinese Julu county in Xingtai 邢台[Xing2 tai2], Hebei


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Japanese kamoshika / かもしか Japanese (kana only) serow; wild goat


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Mandarin shuǐ lù / shui3 lu4
Taiwan shui lu
Chinese sambar (Cervus unicolor)


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Mandarin shā lù / sha1 lu4
Taiwan sha lu
Chinese Shalu town in Taichung county 臺中縣|台中县[Tai2 zhong1 xian4], Taiwan


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Japanese kajika / かじか Japanese (See 河鹿蛙) kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri); (place-name) Kajika


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Mandarin zhuō lù / zhuo1 lu4
Taiwan cho lu
Chinese Zhuolu county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口[Zhang1 jia1 kou3], Hebei


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Mandarin kě lù / ke3 lu4
Taiwan k`o lu / ko lu
Japanese katsuroku
The thirsty deer which mistakes a mirage for water, i.e. human illusion.


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Japanese mejika / めじか    meshika / めしか    mega / めが    meka / めか Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) doe (female deer)


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Mandarin mǔ lù / mu3 lu4
Taiwan mu lu
Japanese ojika / おじか    oshika / おしか    oka / おか
Chinese stag; buck
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) buck (male deer); (place-name, surname) Ojika; (place-name) Oshika



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Mandarin huò lù / huo4 lu4
Taiwan huo lu
Chinese Huolu town, in Luquan 鹿泉市[Lu4 quan2], Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄, Hebei


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Mandarin ǎi lù / ai3 lu4
Taiwan ai lu
Japanese mamejika / まめじか
Chinese Siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus)
Japanese (kana only) chevrotain (Tragulidae spp.); mouse deer


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Japanese shinroku / しんろく Japanese deer raised upon the grounds of a shrine (who serve as messengers of the gods)


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Japanese herajika / へらじか Japanese (kana only) moose (Alces alces); elk


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Japanese herajika / へらじか Japanese (kana only) moose (Alces alces); elk


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Japanese ashika / あしか Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (kana only) eared seal (esp. the California sea lion, Zalophus californianus); sea lion


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Japanese mamejika / まめじか Japanese (kana only) chevrotain (Tragulidae spp.); mouse deer


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Japanese akashika;akashika / あかしか;アカシカ Japanese (kana only) red deer (Cervus elaphus); (surname) Akajika; (surname) Akashika


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Mandarin zhú lù / zhu2 lu4
Taiwan chu lu
Chinese to pursue deer; fig. to vie for supremacy


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Mandarin xióng lù / xiong2 lu4
Taiwan hsiung lu
Japanese ojika / おじか    oshika / おしか    oka / おか
Chinese buck; stag; Milwaukee Bucks (NBA team)
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) buck (male deer); (personal name) Ojika; (surname) Oga


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Mandarin cí lù / ci2 lu4
Taiwan tz`u lu / tzu lu
Japanese mejika / めじか    meshika / めしか    mega / めが    meka / めか
Chinese doe
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) doe (female deer)



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Mandarin mǎ lù / ma3 lu4
Taiwan ma lu
Japanese baka / ばか
Chinese red deer; fool; idiot (Japanese 'baka')
Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (1) (kana only) fool; idiot; (2) (kana only) trivial matter; folly; absurdity; (adjectival noun) (3) (kana only) foolish; stupid; dull; absurd; ridiculous; (4) (abbreviation) (kana only) Mactra chinensis (species of trough shell); (surname) Umashika

Search for 鹿 in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary

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

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Deer鹿shika / kalù / lu4 / lu
zhǎng jǐng lù
zhang3 jing3 lu4
zhang jing lu
chang ching lu
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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