Kangxi Radical 93: 牛 niú Cow

Kangxi Radical 93: 牛 niú “cow” ☞


kangxi-radical-4-93b


This character was actually a representation of a cow’s head, but one of the horns got lost somehow.


kangxi-radical-4-93-niu2-cow


Pīnyīn

牛 (牜) ~ niú (niu2) ~ “cow” radical (93)
aka: cattle, 剔牛, Kangxi Radical Cow
牛 ~ niú> (niu2) ~ ox, bull, cow

母牛 ~ mǔ ~ niú cow
~ niú yáng ~ cattle and sheep, livestock
牛奶 ~ niúnǎi ~ cow’s milk
~ niúròu ~ beef
~ niújiǎo ~ cow horn
牛 ~ xiǎo niú ~ calf
~ xiǎo niúròu ~ veal
~ niú ròu miàn ~ beef noodle soup
牛 ~ shuǐniú ~ water buffalo
犀牛 ~ xīniú ~ rhinoceros
牛 [紅牛] ~ hóngniú ~ Red Bull (soft drink)
牛 [牛]~ dòuniú ~ bullfighting
[]~ dòu niú shì ~ matador, toreador, bullfighter

~ shēng ~ domestic animal
牺 [犧] ~ xī ~ sacrifice
犁 ~ lí ~ plow
犀 ~ xī ~ rhinoceros, sharp
牦 ~ máo ~ yak


 

12 thoughts on “Kangxi Radical 93: 牛 niú Cow

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s