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English Meaning(s) for 牛

  1. cattle (Bos taurus); cow; bull; ox; calf
  2. beef (usu. ぎゅう)
  3. Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Definition and Synonyms for 牛

Wild Ox any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
Synonyms: , 野牛
Bull mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'
Synonyms: おす, , ,
Cow mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'
Synonyms: , 雌牛
Oxen domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
Boeuf meat from an adult domestic bovine
Synonyms: ビーフ, , 牛肉
Cow a large unpleasant woman
Synonyms: , 雌牛
Bovine any of various members of the genus Bos
Bull e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
Synonyms: おす, , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 牛

» cow

Categories 牛 is a member of

Placental mammals having a placenta
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Bovine any of various members of the genus Bos
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Meat the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
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Unpleasant Woman a woman who is an unpleasant person
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Bovid hollow-horned ruminants
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Sample Sentences for 牛

He raises crops and cows on his farm.
He breeds cattle for market.
The cattle are marked with brands.
Cows give us milk and chickens give us eggs.
They had lit a fire fit to roast an ox.

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