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yǎo

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yǎo Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yǎo | yao3
English translation
to bite
to nip
variant of yǎo [yǎo]
to bite, to gnaw

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About yǎo

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Number of strokes

9

Traditional form

yǎo

Contains the radical

kǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

mouth

Etymology of yǎo

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

口交 kǒu jiāo

Semantic compound

kǒu

Phonetic compound

jiāo

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. kǒu represents the meaning and jiāo represents the sound. Simplified form of .

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Example sentences using yǎo

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Bié de 牙关 yá guān 咬得那么 nà me jǐn ,连上下颚 xià è dōu téng le .

Bigger's teeth clamped so tight that his jaws ached.

狼群 yǎo 绵羊 mián yáng .

Wolves worry the sheep.

zhǐ gǒu zài yǎo 老鼠 lǎoshǔ .

The dog is worrying the rat.

de liǎn yǎo 下来 xià lai , kěn 她的骨头 gǔtou .

Tear her face off, strip her to the bones.

shì zhāo 扭过 shēn yǎo , dàn gēng téng .

It turns to bite the eagle's claw off , but the pain becomes more acute.

Words with yǎo

Explore 18 words and sayings that include the Chinese character yǎo in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
yǎo to bite yǎo
咬牙 yǎo yá gnaw咬牙 yǎo yá
咬牙切齿 yǎo yá qiè chǐ fuming with rage between gritted teeth咬牙切齒
咬紧牙关 yǎo jǐn yá guān to bite the bullet咬緊牙關
叮咬 dīng yǎo sting叮咬 dīng yǎo
一口咬定 yī kǒu yǎo dìng to allege一口咬定 yī kǒu yǎo dìng
咬合 yǎo hé bite咬合 yǎo hé
咬定 yǎo dìng to assert咬定 yǎo dìng
咬文嚼字 yǎo wén jiáo zì to bite words and chew characters (idiom); punctilious about minutiae of wording咬文嚼字 yǎo wén jiáo zì
狗咬狗 gǒu yǎo gǒu dog-eat-dog狗咬狗 gǒu yǎo gǒu
咬字 yǎo zì to enunciate咬字 yǎo zì
反咬一口 fǎn yǎo yī kǒu to make a false countercharge反咬一口 fǎn yǎo yī kǒu
咬耳朵 yǎo ěr duo (coll.) to whisper in sb's ear咬耳朵 yǎo ěr duo
咬嚼 yǎo jiáo to chew咬嚼 yǎo jiáo
咬紧牙根 yǎo jǐn yá gēn to bite the bullet咬緊牙根
咬啮 yǎo niè to gnaw咬齧
咬定牙关 yǎo dìng yá guān to bite the bullet咬定牙關
咬定牙根 yǎo dìng yá gēn to bite the bullet咬定牙根 yǎo dìng yá gēn

yǎo Decomposition & Compounds

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yǎo Decomposition

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