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hóu
n. monkey
Other meanings
[hóu]   adj./v. (dialect) clever, smart; squat (like a monkey)
    dog, animal

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
hóu zi
n. monkey
hóu nián mǎ yuè
phr. god knows how long
shā jī jǐng hóu
idiom. kill the chicken in order to scare the monkey, to punish somebody as a warning to others.
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jiē zhe, niú, hǔ, tù, lóng, shé, mǎ, yáng, hóu, jī, gǒu, hé zhū dōu lái le
phr. After that, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig all came.