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牛奶
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English Definitioncow's milk
Simplified Script牛奶
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinniúnǎi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄧㄡˊ ㄋㄞˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngau4naai5
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
niúox; cow; bull; (slang) awesome; (Chinese surname)
nǎibreast; milk; to breastfeed

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Words With Same Head Word    
牛肉niúròubeef
牛排niúpáisteak
牛仔裤niúzǎi kùjeans
牛郎niúlángcowherd boy; (slang) male prostitute; Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎织女Altair (star)
牛头niútóuox head; ox-head shaped wine vessel; Ox-Head, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
Words With Same Tail Word    
鲜奶xiānnǎifresh milk
二奶èrnǎimistress; second wife; lover
催奶cuīnǎito promote lactation; to stimulate lactation (e.g. with drug)
吃奶chīnǎito suck the breast (for milk)
喂奶wèinǎito breast-feed
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