Character Contained In References Comments
 Simplified  Traditional  Ancient forms  Archaic forms
   traditional formhandwritten form

Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
Mandarin
niu2
English
Definitions
cow; ox; bull; KangXi radical93
Mnemonic
In composition frequently represents an object in abstract
Etymology
Notes
Pictograph: an ox or other bovine; a horned animal; line across middle probably represents the ears