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English Definitionpawn; lackey; accomplice (in crime); collaborator; henchman; claws and teeth
Simplified Script爪牙
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠˇ ㄧㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zaau2ngaa4
Word Decomposition
zhǎoclaw; animal feet; (Chinese surname)
tooth; ivory

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刷牙shuāyáto brush one's teeth
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乳牙rǔyádeciduous tooth; milk tooth; baby tooth
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