瘤 líu

noun
: tumor, lump, goiter

Kun Reading

瘤 | こぶ kobu

noun
: bump; lump; protuberance; swelling

On Reading

リュウ ryuu
ル ru
リョウ ryou

 Usage:

瘤子 liu2zi: tumor
瘤鴨[鸭] liu2ya1: (bird species of China) knob-billed duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos)
瘤牛 lliu2niu2: zebu/cebu or humped cattle or Brahman cattle, Bos indicus (a bovine animal with a fatty hump on their shoulders and a large dewlap, native to India)
[こぶうし kobuushi: zebu]
瘤胃 liu2wei4: rumen
腫[肿]瘤 zhong3liu2: tumor
[腫 | しゅ shu: tumor]
毒瘤 du2liu2: malignant tumor
[悪性腫瘍 | あくせいしゅよう akusei shuyou: malignant tumor]
節[节]瘤 jie2liu2: knot (in wood)
肉瘤 rou4liu2: wart; sarcoma; superfluous; useless
腦[脑]瘤 nao3liu2: brain tumor
[脳腫瘍 | のうしゅよう noushuyou: brain tumor]



Japanese common word | expression
瘤付き | こぶつき kobutsuki
: (kana only) having a child (usu. from a former relationship); accompanied by one’s child

目の上のたん瘤 | めのうえのたんこぶ me no ue no tankobu
: a thorn in one’s side; a pain in the butt (often someone higher in rank, ability, etc.); a person standing in one’s way; a superior who obstructs one’s freedom of action

 Etymology:
瘤 liu2: tumor, lump, goiter =
ne4: sick radical 104 +
liu2: stop, halt; detain, keep



Old Variant:
癅 [瘤] liu2



 Examples:

這個瘤不是惡性的。
zhe4ge liu2 bu4shi4 e4xing4 de
The growth is not malignant.

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary