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Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 niúNiu2ox; cow; bull; Classifiers: , ; newton (abbr. for 牛顿 ); (slang) awesome; surname Niu
2牛顿 牛頓 niú dùnniu2 dun4newton (SI unit of force)
3牛奶 niú nǎiniu2 nai3cow's milk; Classifiers:
4牛肉 niú ròuniu2 rou4beef
5牛皮 niú niu2 pi2cowhide; leather; fig. flexible and tough; boasting; big talk
6牛不喝水强按头 牛不喝水強按頭 niú shuǐ qiǎng àn tóuniu2 bu4 he1 shui3 qiang3 an4 tou2lit. to try to make an ox drink by forcing its head down to the water (idiom); fig. to try to impose one's will on sb
7牛顿米 牛頓米 niú dùn niu2 dun4 mi3newton meter, unit of torque (symbol: N⋅m)
8牛津郡 niú jīn jùnNiu2 jin1 jun4Oxfordshire (English county)
9牛毛 niú máoniu2 mao2ox hair (used as a metaphor for sth very numerous or sth fine and delicate)
10牛百叶 牛百葉 niú bǎi niu2 bai3 ye4omasum; beef tripe
11牛蒡 niú bàngniu2 bang4burdock
12牛背鹭 牛背鷺 niú bèi niu2 bei4 lu4(bird species of China) eastern cattle egret (Bubulcus coromandus)
13牛逼 niú niu2 bi1variant of 牛屄 ; awesome; capable (vulgar); arrogant; cocky; bastard (vulgar); variant of 牛屄 ; variant of 牛屄 [niu2 bi1]; variant of 牛屄
14牛鼻子 niú ziNiu2 bi2 zi5key point; crux; (old) Daoist (facetious)
15牛鞭 niú biānniu2 bian1pizzle; bull's penis (served as food)
16牛脖子 niú ziniu2 bo2 zi5(coll.) bullheaded; obstinate
17牛刀小试 牛刀小試 niú dāo xiǎo shìniu2 dao1 xiao3 shi4see 小试牛刀
18牛痘 niú dòuniu2 dou4cowpox
19牛痘病 niú dòu bìngniu2 dou4 bing4cow pox
20牛犊 牛犢 niú niu2 du2calf
21牛顿力学 牛頓力學 niú dùn xuéNiu2 dun4 li4 xue2Newtonian mechanics
22牛轭 牛軛 niú èniu2 e4yoke
23牛肝菌 niú gān jùnniu2 gan1 jun4porcino (Boletus edulis)
24牛鬼蛇神 niú guǐ shé shénniu2 gui3 she2 shen2evil monsters; (fig.) bad characters; (political) bad elements
25牛海绵状脑病 牛海綿狀腦病 niú hǎi mián zhuàng nǎo bìngniu2 hai3 mian2 zhuang4 nao3 bing4bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE; mad cow disease
26牛黄 牛黃 niú huángniu2 huang2bezoar
27牛磺酸 niú huáng suānniu2 huang2 suan1taurine
28牛脊肉 niú ròuniu2 ji3 rou4sirloin (beef joint)
29牛骥同槽 牛驥同槽 niú tóng cáoniu2 ji4 tong2 cao2cow and famous steed at the same trough (idiom); fig. the common and the great are treated alike; also written 牛骥同皂
30牛骥同皂 牛驥同皂 niú tóng zàoniu2 ji4 tong2 zao4cow and famous steed at the same trough (idiom); fig. the common and the great are treated alike
31牛角 niú jiǎoniu2 jiao3cow horn
32牛角包 niú jiǎo bāoniu2 jiao3 bao1croissant
33牛角挂书 牛角掛書 niú jiǎo guà shūniu2 jiao3 gua4 shu1lit. to hang one's books on cow horns (idiom); fig. to be diligent in one's studies
34牛角椒 niú jiǎo jiāoniu2 jiao3 jiao1Cayenne pepper; red pepper; chili
35牛角面包 牛角麵包 niú jiǎo miàn bāoniu2 jiao3 mian4 bao1croissant
36牛津 niú jīnNiu2 jin1Oxford (city in England)
37牛筋草 niú jīn cǎoniu2 jin1 cao3wire grass (Eleusine indica)
38牛津大学 牛津大學 niú jīn xuéNiu2 jin1 Da4 xue2University of Oxford
39牛津群 niú jīn qúnniu2 jin1 qun2Oxfordshire (English county)
40牛栏 牛欄 niú lánniu2 lan2cattle pen
41牛郎 niú lángNiu2 lang2cowherd boy; (slang) male prostitute; Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎织女 ; Altair (star)
42牛郎织女 牛郎織女 niú láng zhī niu2 lang2 zhi1 nu:3Cowherd and Weaving maid (characters in folk story); separated lovers; Altair and Vega (stars)
43牛脷酥 niú niu2 li4 su1ox tongue pastry, oval Guangdong pastry made of fried dough, resembling an ox tongue
44牛柳 niú liǔniu2 liu3(beef) tenderloin
45牛马 牛馬 niú niu2 ma3oxen and horses; beasts of burden; Classifiers:
46牛马生活 牛馬生活 niú shēng huóniu2 ma3 sheng1 huo2to live like beasts of burden (idiom)
47牛虻 niú méngniu2 meng2gadfly (Tabanus bovinus)
48牛米 niú niu2 mi3newton meter (Nm)
49牛魔王 niú wángNiu2 mo2 wang2Gyuumao
50牛腩 niú nǎnniu2 nan3brisket (esp. Cantonese); belly beef; spongy meat from cow's underside and neighboring ribs; erroneously translated as sirloin
51牛年 niú niánniu2 nian2Year of the Ox or Bull (e.g. 2009)
52牛年马月 牛年馬月 niú nián yuèniu2 nian2 ma3 yue4see 猴年马月
53牛排 niú páiniu2 pai2steak
54牛排餐厅 牛排餐廳 niú pái cān tīngniu2 pai2 can1 ting1steakhouse; chophouse
55牛排馆 牛排館 niú pái guǎnniu2 pai2 guan3steakhouse
56牛皮菜 niú càiniu2 pi2 cai4chard (Beta vulgaris), a foliage beet
57牛皮大王 niú wángniu2 pi2 da4 wang2braggart (idiom)
58牛脾气 牛脾氣 niú qiniu2 pi2 qi5bullheadedness; stubborn
59牛皮色 niú niu2 pi2 se4buff (color)
60牛皮癣 牛皮癬 niú xuǎnniu2 pi2 xuan3psoriasis
61牛皮纸 牛皮紙 niú zhǐniu2 pi2 zhi3kraft paper
62牛气 牛氣 niú qiniu2 qi5(coll.) haughty; overbearing; (economics) bullish
63牛桥 牛橋 niú qiáoniu2 qiao2Oxbridge; Cambridge and Oxford
64牛人 niú rénniu2 ren2(coll.) leading light; true expert; badass
65牛肉炒面 牛肉炒麵 niú ròu chǎo miànniu2 rou4 chao3 mian4stir-fried noodles with beef
66牛肉干 牛肉乾 niú ròu gānniu2 rou4 gan1dried beef; jerky; charqui
67牛肉拉面 牛肉拉麵 niú ròu miànniu2 rou4 la1 mian4ramen (pulled noodles) with beef
68牛肉面 牛肉麵 niú ròu miànniu2 rou4 mian4beef noodle soup
69牛肉芹菜 niú ròu qín càiniu2 rou4 qin2 cai4beef and celery
70牛肉丸 niú ròu wánniu2 rou4 wan2beef meatballs
71牛山濯濯 niú shān zhuó zhuóniu2 shan1 zhuo2 zhuo2treeless hills (idiom)
72牛舌 niú shéniu2 she2ox tongue
73牛市 niú shìniu2 shi4bull market
74牛溲马勃 牛溲馬勃 niú sōu niu2 sou1 ma3 bo2cow's piss, horse's ulcer (idiom); worthless nonsense; insignificant
75牛头 牛頭 niú tóuNiu2 Tou2ox head; ox-head shaped wine vessel; Ox-Head, one of the two guardians of the underworld in Chinese mythology
76牛头伯劳 牛頭伯勞 niú tóu láoniu2 tou2 bo2 lao2(bird species of China) bull-headed shrike (Lanius bucephalus)
77牛头不对马嘴 牛頭不對馬嘴 niú tóu duì zuǐniu2 tou2 bu4 dui4 ma3 zui3see 驴唇不对马嘴
78牛头㹴 牛頭㹴 niú tóu gěngniu2 tou2 geng3bull terrier; variant of 牛头梗
79牛头犬 牛頭犬 niú tóu quǎnniu2 tou2 quan3bulldog
80牛蛙 niú niu2 wa1bullfrog
81牛膝 niú niu2 xi1Achyranthes bidentata (root used in Chinese medicine)
82牛膝草 niú cǎoniu2 xi1 cao3hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
83牛心 niú xīnniu2 xin1mulishness; obstinacy
84牛性 niú xìngniu2 xing4mulishness; obstinacy
85牛性子 niú xìng ziniu2 xing4 zi5see 牛性
86牛羊 niú yángniu2 yang2cattle and sheep; livestock
87牛衣对泣 牛衣對泣 niú duì niu2 yi1 dui4 qi4couple living in destitute misery (idiom)
88牛饮 牛飲 niú yǐnniu2 yin3gulp
89牛油 niú yóuniu2 you2butter
90牛油果 niú yóu guǒniu2 you2 guo3avocado (Persea americana)
91牛油戟 niú yóu niu2 you2 ji3pound cake
92牛仔 niú zǎiniu2 zai3cowboy
93牛仔布 niú zǎi niu2 zai3 bu4denim
94牛仔裤 牛仔褲 niú zǎi niu2 zai3 ku4jeans; Classifiers:
95牛樟 niú zhāngniu2 zhang1Cinnamomum kanehirae; small-leaf camphor; stout camphor (indigenous to Taiwan)
96牛只 牛隻 niú zhīniu2 zhi1cow; cattle
97牛至 niú zhìniu2 zhi4oregano (Origanum vulgare); marjoram

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