TAKOBOTO

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Readings
うし
ushi
ぎゅう
gyuu
ウシ
ushi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
cattle (Bos taurus), cow, ox, oxenbétail, bœuf, vache

See also: 牛肉
usu. ぎゅう
beef

Meaning restricted to ぎゅう
See also: 二十八宿
See also: 玄武, げんぶ, 2
Astronomy, etc. term
Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)бык, короваRind, Kuh, Ochse, Stier, Bulle, Kalb, Bos, Rindfleisch, Träger (Abk. für ushibari), giebelförmiges Gestell, gegen das Bambusbündel als Schild gegen Pfeile und Gewehrkugeln gelehnt werden

Kanji
ON: ギュウKUN: うし
cow

Example sentences
父は牧場を持っていて牛や馬を飼育している。Parts: (ちち), 牧場 (ぼくじょう), 持つ (もつ), (うし), (さ), (うま), 飼育 (しいく)My father has a ranch and breeds cattle and horses.
Mein Vater besitzt eine Viehfarm und züchtet Kühe und Pferde.

日本の牛は広範囲に霜降りがある。Parts: 日本 (にほん), (うし), 広範囲 (こうはんい), 霜降り (しもふり), 有る (ある)In Japan beef has a high degree of marbled fat.

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