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Ox / Bull / Cow

Year of the Ox / Bull - Zodiac Sign
China niú
Japan ushi
Ox  /  Bull / Cow Vertical Wall Scroll

牛 is the character for bull, cow, ox, or bovine creature in Chinese, old Korean, and Japanese.

If you were born in the year of the ox / bull / cow, you . . .

Are dedicated to your work.
Are discrete, careful and conscientious.
Value work and family.

Note that in this Chinese character, there is no distinction between bull and cow. All bovine creatures fit into the definition of this character. To distinguish between male and female, another sex-designating character is added in front of this character. Therefore, in China, the energy drink "Red Bull" (Hong Niu) is often translated in the minds of Chinese people as "Red Cow" or even "Red Ox."


See also our Chinese Zodiac page.

Awesome / Really Cool

Chinese Slang
China zhēn niú
Awesome / Really Cool Vertical Wall Scroll

真牛 is Chinese slang for something really cool or awesome.

真牛 is probably not appropriate for a calligraphy wall scroll unless you have a specific reason.

This literally translates as "the real bull" or "the genuine cow."

Taurus Zodiac Symbol / Sign

China jīn niú zuò
Taurus Zodiac Symbol / Sign Vertical Wall Scroll

金牛座 is the Chinese way to write Taurus (bull) of western astrology.

Please note this version is only used in Chinese (see other version if Japanese is your audience).


See Also:  Chinese Zodiac

Taurus Zodiac Symbol / Sign

Japan oushi-za
Taurus Zodiac Symbol / Sign Vertical Wall Scroll

牡牛座 is the Japanese way to write Taurus (bull) of western astrology.

Please note this version is only used in Japanese (see other version if Chinese is your audience).


See Also:  Chinese Zodiac

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Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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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
Taurus Zodiac Symbol / Sign Vertical Wall Scroll
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

牡牛座

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

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Mandarin/ si4
Taiwan ssu
Chinese (meaning uncertain); rhinoceros (possibly female) or bull

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Japanese tsubosaki / つぼさき    tsubo / つぼ Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); hu (ancient Chinese vessel shaped like a vase, usually used to store alcohol); (surname) Tsubo


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Mandarin/ hu2
Taiwan hu
Japanese tsubosaki / つぼさき    tsubo / つぼ
Chinese pot; classifier for bottled liquid
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); hu (ancient Chinese vessel shaped like a vase, usually used to store alcohol); (surname) Tsubosaki; (place-name) Tsubo


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Mandarin kǔn / kun3
Taiwan k`un / kun
Japanese tsubo / つぼ    tsuho / つほ    tsufu / つふ
Chinese palace corridor; fig. women's quarters; women
Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.); (irregular kanji usage) (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)

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Mandarin māng / mang1
Taiwan mang
Chinese bull; see 牤牛[mang1 niu2]

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Mandarin/ te4
Taiwan t`e / te
Japanese toku
Chinese special; unique; distinguished; especially; unusual; very; abbr. for 特克斯[te4 ke4 si1], tex

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Mandarin jiān / jian1
Taiwan chien
Japanese kon
Chinese bullock; castrated bull; to castrate livestock
A gelded bull, an ox; a creature half man, half leopard; castrated man

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Mandarin jiè / jie4
Taiwan chieh
Chinese castrated bull; bullock

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Mandarin/ ju2
Taiwan chü
Japanese mozu / もず
Chinese a shrike
Japanese (1) (kana only) shrike (any bird of family Laniidae); (2) bull-headed shrike (Lanius bucephalus); butcher bird


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Mandarin hú // gǔ / hu2 // gu3
Taiwan hu // ku
Japanese kugui;kukui(ok) / くぐい;くくい(ok)
Chinese swan; center or bull's eye of an archery target (old); goal; target
Japanese (archaism) (See 白鳥・はくちょう・1) swan; (place-name) Kugui

ウシ

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

ツボ

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Japanese tsubo / ツボ Japanese (1) jar; pot; vase; (2) dice cup; (3) depression (i.e. the basin of a waterfall); (4) (archaism) target (when aiming an arrow); (5) (kana only) (figurative) bull's-eye; (6) (kana only) key point (of a conversation, etc.); (7) (kana only) acupuncture point; moxibustion point; (8) (kana only) nodes on a fingerboard (of a shamisen, etc.)

ブル

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Japanese buru / ブル Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) bull; (2) (abbreviation) (See ブルドッグ) bulldog; (3) (abbreviation) (See ブルドーザー) bulldozer; (4) (abbreviation) (See ブルジョア) bourgeois; bourgeoisie; (personal name) Bull

モズ

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Japanese mozu / モズ Japanese (1) (kana only) shrike (any bird of family Laniidae); (2) bull-headed shrike (Lanius bucephalus); butcher bird

丑牛

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Mandarin chǒu niú / chou3 niu2
Taiwan ch`ou niu / chou niu
Chinese Year 2, year of the Bull or Ox (e.g. 2009)

公牛

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Mandarin gōng niú / gong1 niu2
Taiwan kung niu
Chinese bull

十二

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Mandarin shí èr / shi2 er4
Taiwan shih erh
Japanese tooji / とおじ    juuni / juni / じゅうに
Chinese twelve; 12
Japanese 12; twelve; (given name) Tooji; (place-name, surname) Juuni

升市

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Mandarin shēng shì / sheng1 shi4
Taiwan sheng shih
Japanese masuichi / ますいち
Chinese rising prices; bull market
Japanese (surname) Masuichi

印璽


印玺

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Mandarin yìn xǐ / yin4 xi3
Taiwan yin hsi
Japanese inji / いんじ
Chinese official seal; imperial or royal seal; papal bull
Japanese imperial seal

図星

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Japanese zuboshi / ずぼし Japanese bull's-eye; mark

暴牛

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Japanese abareushi / あばれうし Japanese restive bull (esp. in bull riding)

正鵠

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Japanese seikoku;seikou / sekoku;seko / せいこく;せいこう Japanese bull's-eye; mark; point

牛市

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Mandarin niú shì / niu2 shi4
Taiwan niu shih
Japanese ushiichi / ushichi / うしいち
Chinese bull market
Japanese (place-name) Ushiichi

牛年

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Mandarin niú nián / niu2 nian2
Taiwan niu nien
Chinese Year of the Ox or Bull (e.g. 2009)

牛跡


牛迹

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Mandarin niú jī / niu2 ji1
Taiwan niu chi
Japanese goshaku

牛鞭

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Mandarin niú biān / niu2 bian1
Taiwan niu pien
Chinese pizzle; bull's penis (served as food)

牛鮫

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Japanese ushizame;ushizame / うしざめ;ウシザメ Japanese (kana only) (See 大目白鮫・おおめじろざめ) bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas)

牡牛

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Mandarin mù niú / mu4 niu2
Taiwan mu niu
Japanese oushi / oshi / おうし
Chinese bull
Japanese bull; ox; steer

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Ox
Bull
Cow
ushiniú / niu2 / niu
Awesome
Really Cool
真牛zhēn niú / zhen1 niu2 / zhen niu / zhenniuchen niu / chenniu
Taurus Zodiac Symbol
Sign
金牛座jīn niú zuò
jin1 niu2 zuo4
jin niu zuo
jinniuzuo
chin niu tso
chinniutso
Taurus Zodiac Symbol
Sign
牡牛座oushi-za / oshi-za



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