gou3
dog

strokes 8
radical
strokes after radical 5
阿猫阿狗 阿貓阿狗 a1 mao1 a1 gou3
any Tom, Dick or Harry; anyone (contemptuous)

巴儿狗 巴兒狗 ba1 er5 gou3
see 哈巴狗

八哥狗 八哥狗 ba1 ge1 gou3
pug (breed of dog)

叭啦狗 叭啦狗 ba1 la1 gou3
bulldog

白衣苍狗 白衣蒼狗 bai2 yi1 cang1 gou3
lit. (cloud shapes) changing from a white shirt to a gray dog (idiom); fig. the impermanence of all things

斑点狗 斑點狗 ban1 dian3 gou3
Dalmatian (dog breed)

斑鱼狗 斑魚狗 ban1 yu2 gou3
(bird species of China) pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)

打狗 打狗 da3 gou3
Takow, Takao or Takau, old name for Kaohsiung 高雄 in the southwest of Taiwan

打狗欺主 打狗欺主 da3 gou3 qi1 zhu3
to beat a dog and bully its owner; fig. to humiliate sb indirectly by bullying a subordinate

打落水狗 打落水狗 da3 luo4 shui3 gou3
lit. to beat a drowning dog (idiom); fig. to pulverize an (already defeated) enemy; to hit sb when he's down

电子狗 電子狗 dian4 zi3 gou3
radar detector (slang)

儿不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫 兒不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧 er2 bu4 xian2 mu3 chou3 - gou3 bu4 xian2 jia1 pin2
a son won't abandon his mother for being ugly, just as a dog won't abandon its owner for being poor (proverb)

狗扯羊皮 狗扯羊皮 gou3 che3 yang2 pi2
to fuss around; to buzz about uselessly; to wag one's tongue

狗吃屎 狗吃屎 gou3 chi1 shi3
to fall flat on one's face (vulgar)

狗逮老鼠 狗逮老鼠 gou3 dai3 lao3 shu3
lit. a dog who catches mice (idiom); fig. to be meddlesome

狗胆包天 狗膽包天 gou3 dan3 bao1 tian1
extremely daring (idiom); foolhardy

狗窦 狗竇 gou3 dou4
dog hole; gap caused by missing teeth; fig. den of thieves

狗窦大开 狗竇大開 gou3 dou4 da4 kai1
dog hole wide open (idiom); fig. gap caused by missing teeth (used mockingly)

狗吠 狗吠 gou3 fei4
bark; to bark

狗改不了吃屎 狗改不了吃屎 gou3 gai3 bu4 liao3 chi1 shi3
lit. a dog can't stop himself from eating shit (idiom); fig. bad habits are hard to change

狗獾 狗獾 gou3 huan1
badger

狗急跳墙 狗急跳牆 gou3 ji2 tiao4 qiang2
a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom); to be driven to desperate action

狗交媾般 狗交媾般 gou3 jiao1 gou4 ban1
doggy-style

狗鹫 狗鷲 gou3 jiu4
royal eagle

狗粮 狗糧 gou3 liang2
dog food

狗拿耗子 狗拿耗子 gou3 na2 hao4 zi5
lit. a dog who catches mice; to be meddlesome (idiom)

狗男女 狗男女 gou3 nan2 nv3
a couple engaged in an illicit love affair; a cheating couple

狗年 狗年 gou3 nian2
Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)

狗娘养的 狗娘養的 gou3 niang2 yang3 de5
son of a bitch

狗爬式 狗爬式 gou3 pa2 shi4
dog paddle (swimming style)

狗牌 狗牌 gou3 pai2
dog tag

狗刨 狗刨 gou3 pao2
dog paddle (swimming style)

狗皮膏药 狗皮膏藥 gou3 pi2 gao1 yao5
dogskin plaster, used in TCM for treating contusions, rheumatism etc; quack medicine; sham goods

狗屁 狗屁 gou3 pi4
bullshit; nonsense

狗屁不通 狗屁不通 gou3 pi4 bu4 tong1
incoherent (writing or speech); nonsensical; a load of crap

狗拳 狗拳 gou3 quan2
Gou Quan - "Dog Fist" - Martial Art

狗日 狗日 gou3 ri4
lit. fucked or spawned by a dog; contemptible; lousy, fucking

狗肉 狗肉 gou3 rou4
dog meat

狗食袋 狗食袋 gou3 shi2 dai4
doggy bag; take-out container

狗屎 狗屎 gou3 shi3
canine excrement; dog poo; bullshit

狗屎运 狗屎運 gou3 shi3 yun4
unexpected success; Lucky bastard! (slang)

狗头军师 狗頭軍師 gou3 tou2 jun1 shi1
(derog.) inept advisor; a good-for-nothing adviser; one who offers bad advice

狗腿 狗腿 gou3 tui3
lackey; henchman; to kiss up to

狗腿子 狗腿子 gou3 tui3 zi5
dog's leg; fig. one who follows a villain; henchman; hired thug

狗玩儿的 狗玩兒的 gou3 wan2 er5 de5
beast (derog.)

狗尾续貂 狗尾續貂 gou3 wei3 xu4 diao1
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom); fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece

狗窝 狗窩 gou3 wo1
doghouse; kennel

狗屋 狗屋 gou3 wu1
kennel

狗血 狗血 gou3 xie3
melodramatic; contrived

狗血喷头 狗血噴頭 gou3 xie3 pen1 tou2
torrent of abuse (idiom)

狗熊 狗熊 gou3 xiong2
black bear; coward

狗秀 狗秀 gou3 xiu4
dog show

狗血淋头 狗血淋頭 gou3 xue4 lin2 tou2
lit. to pour dogs blood on; to curse or berate sb (idiom)

狗咬狗 狗咬狗 gou3 yao3 gou3
dog-eat-dog; dogfight

狗咬吕洞宾,不识好人心 狗咬呂洞賓,不識好人心 gou3 yao3 lv3 dong4 bin1 - bu4 shi2 hao3 ren2 xin1
a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom); to ill reward a person's kindness

狗杂碎 狗雜碎 gou3 za2 sui4
piece of shit; scumbag

狗杂种 狗雜種 gou3 za2 zhong3
son of a bitch; damn bastard

狗仔 狗仔 gou3 zai3
paparazzi

狗仔队 狗仔隊 gou3 zai3 dui4
paparazzi

狗仔式 狗仔式 gou3 zai3 shi4
dog paddle (swimming); doggy style (sex)

狗崽子 狗崽子 gou3 zai3 zi5
(coll.) puppy; (derog.) son of a bitch

狗贼 狗賊 gou3 zei2
(insult) brigand; swindler

狗仗人势 狗仗人勢 gou3 zhang4 ren2 shi4
a dog threatens based on master's power (idiom); to use one's position to bully others

狗嘴里吐不出象牙 狗嘴裏吐不出象牙 gou3 zui3 li5 tu3 bu4 chu1 xiang4 ya2
no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom); no good words are to be expected from a scoundrel

挂羊头卖狗肉 掛羊頭賣狗肉 gua4 yang2 tou2 mai4 gou3 rou4
lit. to hang a sheep's head while selling dog meat (idiom); fig. to cheat; dishonest advertising; wicked deeds carried out under banner of virtue

冠鱼狗 冠魚狗 guan1 yu2 gou3
(bird species of China) crested kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris)

哈巴狗 哈巴狗 ha3 ba1 gou3
pekingese (dog); (fig.) sycophant; lackey

海狗 海狗 hai3 gou3
fur seal

狐朋狗友 狐朋狗友 hu2 peng2 gou3 you3
a pack of rogues (idiom); a gang of scoundrels

狐群狗党 狐群狗黨 hu2 qun2 gou3 dang3
a skulk of foxes, a pack of dogs (idiom); a gang of rogues

鸡零狗碎 雞零狗碎 ji1 ling2 gou3 sui4
in pieces

鸡鸣狗盗 雞鳴狗盜 ji1 ming2 gou3 dao4
crowing like a cock and stealing like a dog (idiom); bag of tricks; useful talents

嫁鸡随鸡,嫁狗随狗 嫁雞隨雞,嫁狗隨狗 jia4 ji1 sui2 ji1 - jia4 gou3 sui2 gou3
if you marry a chicken follow the chicken, if you marry a dog follow the dog (idiom)

狡兔死走狗烹 狡兔死走狗烹 jiao3 tu4 si3 zou3 gou3 peng1
see 兔死狗烹

金毛狗 金毛狗 jin1 mao2 gou3
golden retriever (dog breed); Cibotium barometz, Asian tropical tree fern with hairy fronds (used in TCM)

金窝银窝不如自己的狗窝 金窩銀窩不如自己的狗窩 jin1 wo1 yin2 wo1 bu4 ru2 zi4 ji3 de5 gou3 wo1
there's no place like home (idiom)

京巴狗 京巴狗 jing1 ba1 gou3
Pekingese (dog breed)

狼狗 狼狗 lang2 gou3
wolfdog

狼心狗肺 狼心狗肺 lang2 xin1 gou3 fei4
lit. heart of wolf and lungs of dog (idiom); cruel and unscrupulous

良心喂狗 良心喂狗 liang2 xin1 wei4 gou3
to have fed one's conscience to the dogs (idiom); devoid of conscience

猎狗 獵狗 lie4 gou3
hunting dog

鬣狗 鬣狗 lie4 gou3
hyena

溜狗 溜狗 liu1 gou3
to take a dog for a walk

流浪狗 流浪狗 liu2 lang4 gou3
stray dog

遛狗 遛狗 liu4 gou3
to walk a dog

落水狗上岸 落水狗上岸 luo4 shui3 gou3 shang4 an4
like a dog who fell in the river and climbs out—shaking all over

鸟不生蛋,狗不拉屎 鳥不生蛋,狗不拉屎 niao3 bu4 sheng1 dan4 - gou3 bu4 la1 shi3
lit. (a place where) birds don't lay eggs and dogs don't defecate (idiom); fig. god-forsaken; remote and desolate

热狗 熱狗 re4 gou3
hot dog (loanword)

人模狗样 人模狗樣 ren2 mo2 gou3 yang4
(idiom) to pose; to put on airs

肉包子打狗 肉包子打狗 rou4 bao1 zi3 da3 gou3
what's gone can never come back

洒狗血 灑狗血 sa3 gou3 xie3
to overreact; melodramatic

丧家之狗 喪家之狗 sang4 jia1 zhi1 gou3
see 喪家之犬|丧家之犬

沙皮狗 沙皮狗 sha1 pi2 gou3
Chinese shar-pei (dog breed)

狮子狗 獅子狗 shi1 zi5 gou3
Pekingese; Pekinese

搜狗 搜狗 sou1 gou3
Sougou (searching dog) search engine, www.sogou.com

台湾土狗 臺灣土狗 tai2 wan1 tu3 gou3
Formosan mountain dog, a breed native to Taiwan

唐狗 唐狗 tang2 gou3
mongrel

偷鸡摸狗 偷雞摸狗 tou1 ji1 mo1 gou3
to imitate the dog and steal chicken (idiom); to dally with women; to have affairs

土狗 土狗 tu3 gou3
native dog; mole cricket (colloquial word for agricultural pest Gryllotalpa 螻蛄|蝼蛄)

兔死狗烹 兔死狗烹 tu4 si3 gou3 peng1
lit. to boil the hound once it caught the rabbit (idiom); fig. to get rid of sb once he has served his purpose

小狗 小狗 xiao3 gou3
pup; puppy

戌狗 戌狗 xu1 gou3
Year 11, year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)

悬羊头卖狗肉 懸羊頭賣狗肉 xuan2 yang2 tou2 mai4 gou3 rou4
see 掛羊頭賣狗肉|挂羊头卖狗肉

羊头狗肉 羊頭狗肉 yang2 tou2 gou3 rou4
see 掛羊頭賣狗肉|挂羊头卖狗肉

咬人狗儿不露齿 咬人狗兒不露齒 yao3 ren2 gou3 er5 bu4 lu4 chi3
lit. the dog that bites does not show its fangs (idiom); fig. You can't tell the really dangerous enemy from his external appearance.

野狗 野狗 ye3 gou3
wild dog; feral dog; stray dog

引狗入寨 引狗入寨 yin3 gou3 ru4 zhai4
to lead the wolf into the woodpile (idiom); to leave oneself open to attack; to act imprudently, asking for trouble

鱼狗 魚狗 yu2 gou3
kingfisher

指鸡骂狗 指雞罵狗 zhi3 ji1 ma4 gou3
lit. to point at the chicken while scolding the dog (idiom); fig. to make indirect criticisms

周狗 周狗 zhou1 gou3
obedient dog; lackey

猪狗 豬狗 zhu1 gou3
pig-dog (intended as insult); Schweinhund

猪狗不如 豬狗不如 zhu1 gou3 bu4 ru2
worse than a dog or pig; lower than low

猪朋狗友 豬朋狗友 zhu1 peng2 gou3 you3
dissolute companions; disreputable comrades

子不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫 子不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧 zi3 bu4 xian2 mu3 chou3 - gou3 bu4 xian2 jia1 pin2
see 兒不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧|儿不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫

走狗 走狗 zou3 gou3
hunting dog; hound; (fig.) running dog; lackey