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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- November 24, 2017

  • on reading:
  • ギュウ
  • kun reading:
  • うし
  • meaning(s):
  • cow
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おうし bull; ox; steer
うみうし sea slug
かいぎゅう manatee; sea cow
かくぎゅう bullfight
ぎぎゅう sacrificial bullock
うし cattle; cow
の鞄 ぎゅうのかばん cowhide bag
うしのあゆみ snail's pace
ぎゅういんばしょく heavy eating and drinking; gorging and swilling; drinking like a cow and eating like a horse
ぎゅうえき cattle plague
ぎゅうかく horns
ぎゅうかわ cowhide; oxhide
ぎゅうかん canned beef
ぎゅうさし sliced raw beef
ぎゅうし beef tallow
うしかい cattleman; raising cattle
ぎゅうじる to control; to take the lead in; to have under one's thumb
ぎゅうしゃ cow shed; cattle barn
ぎっしゃ ox carriage (for Heian era nobles); oxcart
ぎゅうしゃ ox carriage (for Heian era nobles); oxcart
うしごや cow shed; cattle barn
ぎゅうとう meat cleaver
ぎゅうとう cow pox; vaccinia
ぎゅうなべ sukiyaki
ぎゅうにく beef
ぎゅうにゅう (cow's) milk
したパン ぎゅうにゅうにひたしたパン bread dunked in milk
ぎゅうにゅうや dairy; milkman
ぎゅうば horses and cattle
ぎゅうかわ cowhide; oxhide
ぎゅうひ cowhide; oxhide
ぎゅうほ snail's pace; slow progress
ぎゅうほせんじゅつ snail's pace tactics
ぎゅうらく butter
ぎゅうどん rice covered with beef and vegetables
ごぼう burdock (root)
きょせいうし bullock
こうし calf
こうし calf
めうし cow; heifer
たねうし (breeding) bull
こうし calf
すいぎゅう water buffalo
かみきりむし long-horned beetle
とうぎゅう bull fighting
にくぎゅう beef cattle
ちちうし milk cow; dairy cattle; milch cow
にゅうぎゅう milk cow; dairy cattle; milch cow
にゅうようぎゅう milk cow
まだらうし brindled (spotted) ox
ふうばぎゅう indifferent
ぼくぎゅう pasturing cattle
めうし cow
やぎゅう buffalo
えきぎゅう work cow; work cattle
おうし bull
わぎゅう Japanese beef cow
かぎゅう snail
かたつむり snail
でんでんむし snail