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The Cantonese word jau - 油 - jau4
(oil in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

jau4

English translations

oil, fat, grease, oily

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of jau4 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 8 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

greasy  |  grease
油 ( jau / jau4 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 920)
Other characters that are pronounced jau4 in Cantonese
More words that mean fat in Cantonese
bun6 ( 胖 ), fei4 ( 肥 ), gou1 ( 膏 )

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