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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 ya2tooth; ivory; Classifiers:
2西班牙 bān Xi1 ban1 ya2Spain
3牙齿 牙齒 chǐya2 chi3tooth; dental; Classifiers:
4匈牙利 xiōng Xiong1 ya2 li4Hungary
5葡萄牙 táo Pu2 tao2 ya2Portugal
6打掉门牙,往肚子里咽 打掉門牙,往肚子裡嚥 diào mén , wǎng zi yànda3 diao4 men2 ya2 , wang3 du4 zi5 li3 yan4lit. to swallow one's knocked-out teeth after getting punched in the face (idiom); fig. to endure bullying or insults stoically
7牙印 yìnya2 yin4teeth marks (left on sth); bite marks
8拔牙 ba2 ya2to extract a tooth
9板牙 bǎn ban3 ya2incisor; molar; screw die; threading die
10龅牙 齙牙 bāo bao1 ya2buck tooth; projecting tooth
11暴牙 bào bao4 ya2buck teeth
12补牙 補牙 bu3 ya2to fill a tooth (cavity); to have a tooth filled; a dental filling
13槽牙 cáo cao2 ya2molar tooth
14长牙 長牙 cháng chang2 ya2tusk
15齿牙伶俐 齒牙伶俐 chǐ líng chi3 ya2 ling2 li4to be eloquent; to be good at talking (idiom)
16冲牙器 沖牙器 chōng chong1 ya2 qi4water pick; oral irrigator
17虫牙 蟲牙 chóng chong2 ya2caries; rotten tooth (colloquial); see also 龋齿
18虫子牙 蟲子牙 chóng zi chong2 zi5 ya2see 虫牙
19打牙祭 da3 ya2 ji4to have a large and sumptuous meal (traditionally on the 1st and 15th of each month)
20道牙 dào dao4 ya2curb
21毒牙 du2 ya2venomous fang
22毒牙毕露 毒牙畢露 du2 ya2 bi4 lu4to bare one's poisonous fangs (idiom)
23房牙 fáng fang2 ya2real estate agent (old)
24房牙子 fáng zifang2 ya2 zi5real estate agent (old)
25佛牙 Fo2 ya2Buddha's tooth (a holy relic)
26狗嘴里吐不出象牙 狗嘴裏吐不出象牙 gǒu zuǐ li chū xiàng gou3 zui3 li5 tu3 bu4 chu1 xiang4 ya2no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom); no good words are to be expected from a scoundrel
27海牙 hǎi Hai3 ya2The Hague (city in the Netherlands); Den Haag
28喝凉水都塞牙 喝涼水都塞牙 liáng shuǐ dōu sāi he1 liang2 shui3 dou1 sai1 ya2(coll.) to be out of luck
29恒牙 恆牙 héng heng2 ya2permanent tooth (as opposed to deciduous tooth 乳牙 ); adult tooth
30红口白牙 紅口白牙 hóng kǒu bái hong2 kou3 bai2 ya2sb. unquestionably said sth. (idiom)
31虎口拔牙 kǒu hu3 kou3 ba2 ya2to dare the greatest danger (idiom)
32虎牙 hu3 ya2(coll.) eye tooth (maxillary canine tooth)
33换牙 換牙 huàn huan4 ya2to grow replacement teeth (zoology); to grow permanent teeth in place of milk teeth
34基牙 ji1 ya2abutment tooth (dentistry)
35挤牙膏 擠牙膏 gāoji3 ya2 gao1lit. to squeeze out toothpaste; fig. to extract a confession under pressure
36假象牙 jiǎ xiàng jia3 xiang4 ya2celluloid
37假牙 jiǎ jia3 ya2false teeth; dentures
38尖牙 jiān jian1 ya2canine tooth; fang; tusk
39姜子牙 jiāng Jiang1 Zi3 ya2Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韬 , one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武经七书
40矫形牙套 矯形牙套 jiǎo xíng tàojiao3 xing2 ya2 tao4orthodontic brace
41洁牙 潔牙 jié jie2 ya2scaling and polishing (dentistry)
42巨牙鲨 巨牙鯊 shāju4 ya2 sha1megalodon (Carcharodon megalodon)
43蓝牙 藍牙 lán Lan2 ya2Bluetooth
44狼牙山 láng shānLang2 ya2 Shan1Mount Langya in Hebei
45老掉牙 lǎo diào lao3 diao4 ya2very old; obsolete; out of date
46利嘴花牙 zuǐ huā li4 zui3 hua1 ya2a ready tongue (idiom)
47獠牙 liáo liao2 ya2tusk; fang
48伶牙俐齿 伶牙俐齒 líng chǐling2 ya2 li4 chi3clever and eloquent (idiom); fluent; having the gift of the gab
49马路牙子 馬路牙子 zima3 lu4 ya2 zi5curb
50满地找牙 滿地找牙 mǎn zhǎo man3 di4 zhao3 ya2to be looking for one's teeth all over the floor; (fig.) to get beaten up badly; to beat the crap out of (sb)
51门牙 門牙 mén men2 ya2incisor
52磨牙 mo2 ya2to grind one's teeth (during sleep); pointless arguing; (coll.) molar
53吽牙 ōu ou1 ya2sound of dogs fighting, also written 吽呀
54葡萄牙人 táo rénPu2 tao2 ya2 ren2Portuguese (person)
55葡萄牙文 táo wénPu2 tao2 ya2 wen2Portuguese (language)
56葡萄牙语 葡萄牙語 táo Pu2 tao2 ya2 yu3Portuguese (language)
57切牙 qiē qie1 ya2incisor tooth
58青面獠牙 qīng miàn liáo qing1 mian4 liao2 ya2ferocious-looking (idiom)
59全口托牙 quán kǒu tuō quan2 kou3 tuo1 ya2complete denture (idiom)
60犬牙相制 quǎn xiāng zhìquan3 ya2 xiang1 zhi4to adjoin each other along a zigzag borderline (of two countries); to face each other across a zigzag front (of two forces) (idiom)
61乳牙 ru3 ya2deciduous tooth; milk tooth; baby tooth
62塞牙 sāi sai1 ya2to get food stuck between one's teeth
63上牙膛 shàng tángshang4 ya2 tang2palate (roof of the mouth)
64圣地牙哥 聖地牙哥 shèng Sheng4 di4 ya2 ge1(Tw) San Diego, California; Santiago, capital of Chile
65拾人牙慧 shí rén huìshi2 ren2 ya2 hui4to pick up what others say (idiom); to pass off other people's opinions as one's own; to parrot
66刷牙 shuā shua1 ya2to brush one's teeth
67弹牙 彈牙 tán tan2 ya2al dente
68剔牙 ti1 ya2to pick one's teeth
69铁齿铜牙 鐵齒銅牙 tiě chǐ tóng tie3 chi3 tong2 ya2clever and eloquent speaker (idiom)
70尾牙 wěi wei3 ya2a year-end dinner for employees
71无牙 無牙 wu2 ya2toothless; (fig.) powerless; ineffectual; weak
72西班牙港 bān gǎngXi1 ban1 ya2 gang3Port-of-Spain, capital of Trinidad and Tobago
73西班牙人 bān rénXi1 ban1 ya2 ren2Spaniard; Spanish person
74西班牙文 bān wénXi1 ban1 ya2 wen2Spanish (language)
75西班牙语 西班牙語 bān Xi1 ban1 ya2 yu3Spanish language
76洗牙 xi3 ya2scaling and polishing (dentistry)
77闲磕打牙 閑磕打牙 xián xian2 ke1 da3 ya2to chat idly (idiom)
78镶牙 鑲牙 xiāng xiang1 ya2to have a false tooth set in; denture
79象牙 xiàng xiang4 ya2ivory; elephant tusk
80象牙海岸 xiàng hǎi ànXiang4 ya2 Hai3 an4Côte d'Ivoire or Ivory Coast (Tw)
81象牙塔 xiàng xiang4 ya2 ta3ivory tower
82笑掉大牙 xiào diào xiao4 diao4 da4 ya2to laugh one's head off; ridiculous; jaw-dropping
83匈牙利语 匈牙利語 xiōng Xiong1 ya2 li4 yu3Hungarian language
84牙白 báiya2 bai2creamy white; ivory color
85牙班 bānya2 ban1dental plaque
86牙本质 牙本質 běn zhìya2 ben3 zhi4dentin; dentine
87牙病 bìngya2 bing4odontopathy; dental disease
88牙碜 牙磣 chenya2 chen5gritty (of foodstuffs); fig. jarring speech
89牙城 chéngya2 cheng2citadel; military headquarters
90牙齿矫正器 牙齒矯正器 chǐ jiǎo zhèng ya2 chi3 jiao3 zheng4 qi4orthodontic braces
91牙床 chuángya2 chuang2gum; ivory bedframe
92牙雕 diāoya2 diao1ivory carving
93牙粉 fěnya2 fen3dental floss; tooth powder
94牙缝 牙縫 fèngya2 feng4gap between teeth
95牙缝儿 牙縫兒 fèng rya2 feng4 r5gap between teeth
96牙膏 gāoya2 gao1toothpaste; Classifiers:
97牙根 gēnya2 gen1root of tooth
98牙垢 gòuya2 gou4dental plaque; tartar
99牙箍 ya2 gu1orthodontic braces
100牙冠 guānya2 guan1jaw; mandibular joint; crown of a tooth; (dental) crown
101牙关紧闭症 牙關緊閉症 guān jǐn zhèngya2 guan1 jin3 bi4 zheng4lockjaw; trismus
102牙行 hángya2 hang2middleman (in former times); broker
103牙慧 huìya2 hui4repetition; other person's opinion; hearsay; parroting
104牙机巧制 牙機巧制 qiǎo zhìya2 ji1 qiao3 zhi4ingenious gear machine; elaborate contraption
105牙祭 ya2 ji4a good meal; sumptuous food
106牙菌斑 jūn bānya2 jun1 ban1dental bacterial plaque
107牙科 ya2 ke1dentistry
108牙科医生 牙科醫生 shēngya2 ke1 yi1 sheng1dentist
109牙克石 shíYa2 ke4 shi2Yakeshi county level city, Mongolian Yagshi xot, in Hulunbuir 呼伦贝尔 , Inner Mongolia
110牙克石市 shí shìYa2 ke4 shi2 shi4Yakeshi county level city, Mongolian Yagshi xot, in Hulunbuir 呼伦贝尔 , Inner Mongolia
111牙侩 牙儈 kuàiya2 kuai4broker
112牙买加 牙買加 mǎi jiāYa2 mai3 jia1Jamaica
113牙买加胡椒 牙買加胡椒 mǎi jiā jiāoYa2 mai3 jia1 hu2 jiao1Jamaican pepper; all-spice (Pimenta dioica)
114牙盘 牙盤 pánya2 pan2(bicycle) crankset
115牙旗 ya2 qi2emperor's or general's banner erected on an ivory-tipped pole at a military camp or headquarters (in ancient times)
116牙签 牙籤 qiānya2 qian1toothpick
117牙桥 牙橋 qiáoya2 qiao2dental bridge
118牙人 rénya2 ren2(old) middleman; broker
119牙刷 shuāya2 shua1toothbrush; Classifiers:
120牙髓 suǐya2 sui3tooth pulp
121牙套 tàoya2 tao4orthodontic brace; (dental) crown
122牙痛 tòngya2 tong4toothache
123牙托 tuōya2 tuo1mouthguard; occlusal splint; dental impression tray; orthodontic plate; denture base; denture
124牙线 牙線 xiànya2 xian4dental floss; Classifiers:
125牙线棒 牙線棒 xiàn bàngya2 xian4 bang4floss pick
126牙牙学语 牙牙學語 xué ya2 ya2 xue2 yu3to babble out one's first words; to begin to babble; to prattle (idiom)
127牙医 牙醫 ya2 yi1dentist
128牙音 yīnya2 yin1velar consonants of Middle Chinese
129牙龈 牙齦 yínya2 yin2gums; gingiva
130牙龈炎 牙齦炎 yín yánya2 yin2 yan2gingivitis
131牙釉质 牙釉質 yòu zhìya2 you4 zhi4tooth enamel
132牙帐 牙帳 zhàngya2 zhang4tent of the commanding officer; tent capital of a nomadic people
133牙周病 zhōu bìngya2 zhou1 bing4periodontitis (gum disorder)
134牙周炎 zhōu yánya2 zhou1 yan2periodontitis (gum disorder)
135牙子 ziya2 zi5serrated edge; (old) middleman; broker
136亚曼牙 亞曼牙 màn Ya4 man4 ya2Yamanya township in Shule county, Kashgar, Xinjiang
137亚曼牙乡 亞曼牙鄉 màn xiāngYa4 man4 ya2 xiang1Yamanya township in Shule county, Kashgar, Xinjiang
138咬定牙根 yǎo dìng gēnyao3 ding4 ya2 gen1see 咬紧牙关
139咬定牙关 咬定牙關 yǎo dìng guānyao3 ding4 ya2 guan1see 咬紧牙关
140咬紧牙根 咬緊牙根 yǎo jǐn gēnyao3 jin3 ya2 gen1see 咬紧牙关
141咬紧牙关 咬緊牙關 yǎo jǐn guānyao3 jin3 ya2 guan1lit. to bite the teeth tightly (idiom); fig. to grit one's teeth and bear the pain; to bite the bullet
142咬牙 yǎo yao3 ya2to clench one's teeth; to grind the teeth; gnaw
143咬牙切齿 咬牙切齒 yǎo qiè chǐyao3 ya2 qie4 chi3gnashing one's teeth (idiom); displaying extreme anger; fuming with rage between gritted teeth
144咬牙忍受 yǎo rěn shòuyao3 ya2 ren3 shou4to grit one's teeth and bear it (idiom)
145以牙还牙 以牙還牙 huán yi3 ya2 huan2 ya2a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
146以眼还眼,以牙还牙 以眼還眼,以牙還牙 yǎn huán yǎn , huán yi3 yan3 huan2 yan3 , yi3 ya2 huan2 ya2an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth (idiom); fig. to use the enemy's methods against him; to give sb a taste of his own medicine
147月牙 yuè yue4 ya2crescent moon
148月牙形 yuè xíngyue4 ya2 xing2crescent
149暂牙 暫牙 zàn zan4 ya2deciduous tooth; milk tooth; baby tooth; also written 乳齿
150张牙露齿 張牙露齒 zhāng chǐzhang1 ya2 lu4 chi3to show one's teeth (idiom)
151张牙舞爪 張牙舞爪 zhāng zhǎozhang1 ya2 wu3 zhao3to bare fangs and brandish claws (idiom); to make threatening gestures
152长牙 長牙 zhǎng zhang3 ya2to grow teeth; to teethe
153爪牙 zhǎo zhao3 ya2pawn; lackey; accomplice (in crime); collaborator; henchman; claws and teeth
154正牙带环 正牙帶環 zhèng dài huánzheng4 ya2 dai4 huan2orthodontic brace
155智牙 zhì zhi4 ya2wisdom tooth
156蛀牙 zhù zhu4 ya2tooth decay; dental cavities; Classifiers:
157龇牙瞪眼 齜牙瞪眼 dèng yǎnzi1 ya2 deng4 yan3to bare the teeth and stare (idiom)
158呲牙咧嘴 liě zuǐzi1 ya2 lie3 zui3to grimace (in pain); to show one's teeth; to bare one's fangs; to grimace (in pain); to show one's teeth; to bare one's fangs
159走马牙疳 走馬牙疳 zǒu gānzou3 ma3 ya2 gan1noma; gangrenous stomatitis (medicine)

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