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ㄧㄠ ˋ

yào

medicine

药 is a 9 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as yào in the fourth tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

It is made up of the components (grass) and (appointment).

  • ㄧㄠ ˋ

    yào

    medicine

    • ㄘㄠ ˙

      cao

      grass

    • ㄩㄝ

      yuē

      appointment

3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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Taking medicine is having appointment with herbs
by tonya

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you use a silky spoon to take herbal medicine.
by sophiehong8

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a spoonful medicine consist of silky-like grass made an appointment to my mouth
by clstsn

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 药

Definitions for 药 pronounced as yào

  • medicine
  • drug
  • substance used for a specific purpose (e.g. poisoning, explosion, fermenting)
  • CL:種|种[zhong3],服[fu4],味[wei4]
  • to poison
  • leaf of the iris
  • variant of 藥|药[yao4]

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