Category:Chinese lions

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English: Chinese guardian lions.
  • A common representation of the lion in pre-modern China, often seen as gate guardians (Asia).
  • Incorrectly called "Foo Dogs" in the West.
中文: 石狮子.
Chinese guardian lions 
Chinese statue pairs of lion-like creatures
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Perros de Fu (es); Lion gardien des temples (fr); Китайский лев (ru); Wächterlöwe (de); Sư tử đá Trung Quốc (vi); شیرهای محافظ چینی (fa); 石狮子 (zh); Rui Shi (ro); 石獅子 (ja); Chinese guardian lions (en); Lejonhund (sv); Lew chiński (pl); Kinesiske vaktløver (nb); Chinese tempelleeuw (nl); 石獅子 (zh-hant); 石獅子 (zh-hk); Singa batu (id); Leijonakoira (fi); Leóns de Buda (gl); Komainu (hu); 石狮子 (zh-hans); Китайський лев (uk) Chinese statue pairs of lion-like creatures (en); Tierdarstellung in der chinesischen Kunst (de) Ши-дза, Ши-Цза, Лев (ru); Steinlöwe (de); Koma-inu, Koma inu, Komainu (id); Pies Fo, Pies Buddy (pl); 狛犬, 石獅子, 角狮 (zh); Cans de Fu, Leóns coreanos (gl)
See also
Other Asian gate guardian representations Include:


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