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Boar Pig in Chinese / Japanese...

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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

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin zhū / zhu1
Taiwan chu
Japanese inoshishi(p);inoshishi / いのしし(P);イノシシ
Boar / Pig
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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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 jiā / jia1
Taiwan chia
Chinese boar; male pig

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

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

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

猪の子

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Japanese inoko / いのこ Japanese (1) (archaism) wild boar; (2) infant wild boar; (3) pig; (female given name) Inoko

イノブタ

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

猪;豬;豕

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Japanese i / い Japanese (archaism) hog (esp. a wild boar, but also including the domesticated pig)

猪の子;猪子;豕

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Japanese inoko / いのこ Japanese (1) (archaism) (See 猪・いのしし) wild boar; (2) infant wild boar; (3) (See 豚・1) pig

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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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