Japanese Word Entry

Kana:うし
Romaji:ushi
Definitions:
  1. cattle (Bos taurus), cow, bull, ox, calf

  2. beef

  3. Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)

Alternative readings: ぎゅう (gyuu)、 ウシ (ushi)

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Chinese characters used in this word

cow, ox, bull, KangXi radical93
Readings
Mandarin: ㄋㄧㄡˊ (niú)
Cantonese: ngau4
Japanese: ギュウ (gyuu) / うし (ushi)
Korean: 우 (u)
Vietnamese: ngưu