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  • shuǐ water
  • yóu cause
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
yau4 jau4 oil / fat / grease / petroleum / to apply tung oil, paint or varnish / oily / greasy / glib / cunning

Common Chinese Words Using 油

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
daam3, sek6 yau4 daam3, sek6 jau4 oil / petroleum
 
ga1, ga3 yau4 gaa1, gaa3 jau4 to add oil / to top up with gas / to refuel / to accelerate / abbr. for 加大油門|加大油门[jia1 da4 you2 men2] / to step on the gas / fig. to make an extra effort / fig. to cheer sb on
 
yau4 dang1 jau4 dang1 oil lamp
 
yau4 tin4 jau4 tin4 oil field
 
hei3 yau4 hei3 jau4 gasoline
 
yun4 yau4 jyun4 jau4 crude oil
 
chaai4 yau4 caai4 jau4 diesel fuel

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