牙膏 yá gāo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

牙膏 (yá gāo) English Meaning

  • toothpaste

Traditional Characters:  牙膏

牙 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 5.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

膏 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 不能把牙膏塞回管里。
    Bùnéng bǎ yágāo sāi huí guǎn lǐ.
    You can’t put toothpaste back in the tube.
  • 在哪儿我能找到牙膏?
    Zài nǎ’er wǒ néng zhǎodào yágāo?
    Where can I find toothpaste?
  • 牙膏全都慢慢流了出来。
    Yágāo quándōu màn man liúle chūlái.
    All the toothpaste had oozed out.
  • 你爱用什么牌子的牙膏?
    Nǐ ài yòng shénme páizi de yágāo?
    Which brand of toothpaste do you prefer?
  • 他将管子里的最后一点牙膏挤了出来。
    Tā jiāng guǎnzi lǐ de zuìhòu yī diǎn yágāo jǐle chūlái.
    He squeezed out the last bit of toothpaste from the tube.
  • 大多数牙膏里含有氟化物。
    Dà duōshù yágāo lǐ hányǒu fú huàwù.
    Most toothpastes contain fluoride.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

牙 (yá): tooth; ivory; CL: 顆|颗(kē)

  •  (yá): tooth / ivory

膏 (gāo): (gāo) ointment; paste; CL:帖(tiě); (gào) to moisten; to grease; to apply (cream, ointment); to dip a brush in ink

  • 高 (gāo): high
  • 月 (yuè): moon

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 牙

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

 

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