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牛奶 niú nǎi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

牛奶 (niú nǎi) English Meaning

  • cow’s milk

Traditional Characters: 牛奶

牛 forms words in:

HSK 2,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

奶 forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (píng)
  • (bēi)

Sample Sentences

  • 牛奶很酸。
    Niúnǎi hěn suān.
    The milk is sour.
  • 加点牛奶。
    Jiādiǎn niúnǎi.
    Add a little milk.
  • 牛奶变酸了。
    Niúnǎi biàn suānle.
    The milk turned sour.
  • 牛奶变质了。
    Niúnǎi biànzhíle.
    The milk has gone bad.
  • 我在喝牛奶。
    Wǒ zài hē niúnǎi.
    I’m drinking milk.
  • 牛奶论品脱卖。
    Niúnǎi lùn pǐn tuō mài.
    Milk is sold by the pint.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 niu

牛 (niú): ox; cow; bull; CL: 條|条(tiáo), 頭|头(tóu); (slang) awesome

  •  (niú): beef

hsk 2 nai

奶 (nǎi): mother; variant of 奶(nǎi)

  •  (nǚ): woman
  •  (nǎi): to be; thus; so; therefore; then; only; thereupon

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 牛

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 牛仔裤 (niú zǎi kù):  jeans; CL:  条(tiáo)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 吹牛 (chuī niú):  to brag; to chat (dialect)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 奶

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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