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Thursday, November 17, 2016
火雞 - Turkey
Today's Chinese word of the day is 火雞 which means turkey.
In Mandarin 火雞 is pronounced Huǒ jī.
火 huǒ means fire, 雞 jī means chicken. Turkeys are fire chickens.