hǔ tiger

Made up of [ tiger radical 141]

Note

Uses radical for tiger skin combined with representation of two hind legs to represent the animal

Related characters

Different tone

hū (at) hū (tiger) hú (lake) hù (door) hù (door)

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stroke order for 虎
Stroke order for character 虎, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

不入虎穴焉得虎子 bù rù hǔ xué yān dé hǔ zǐ Great rewards require a great risk
藏龙卧虎 cáng lóng wò hǔ There are people lurking with great power and strength
初生之犊不怕虎 chū shēng zhī dú bù pà hǔ Innocent of the dangers involved
调虎离山 diào hǔ lí shān Lure an enemy out of its home territory in order to attack it
虎父无犬子 hǔ fù wú quǎn zǐ A son is similar to his father
狐假虎威 hǔ jiǎ hǔ wēi A trick of cunning to appear more powerful

Also

壁虎 bì hǔ gecko
hǔ tiger

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