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Traditional Chinese
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī kǒu
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 hau2
Short definition a bite
Usage frequency Very common
Chinese synonyms Chinese Gratis iconChinese tools icon (Click icons, results will appear below)
All available English definitions flatly (deny, admit and so on)MDBG icon / flatly (deny)Cdict icon / readilyCdict iconMDBG icon / a mouthfulMDBG icon / a biteMDBG icon /
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Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samecdic
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: readily; flatly (deny, admit and so on); a mouthful; a bite
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: readily; flatly (deny); chaw; gobbet; potation; snifter; tidbit; tiff
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: readily; flatly (deny)'
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Sentence examples
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我很( hěn)
希望(xī wàng) to desire
可以说(kě yǐ shuō) it can be said
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
地道(dì dào) typical
(dedì) of
中文(zhōng wén) Chinese written language

I really hope that I can speak authentic Chinese.

如果(rú guǒ) if
他说( tā shuō)
(dé děiděi) must
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
流利的( liú lì de) voluble
英文(yīng wén) English
(wǒ) I
(jiù) only
(qǐng) to ask
(tā) another
为我( wéi)
工作(gōng zuò) job

If he's fluent in English, I'll hire him.

那个(nà ge) also pr. nei4 ge5
男孩(nán hái) boy
(dedì) of
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
法语(fǎ yǔ) French language
流利(liú lì) fluent
(dé děiděi) must
有点儿(yǒudiǎnér) somewhat
不可置信(bù kě zhì xìn) incredible

I was amazed at the fluency with which the boy spoke French.

(tā) she
(néng) may
(shuō) to scold
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
流利的( liú lì de) voluble
西班牙语(xī bān yá yǔ) Spanish language

She can speak Spanish well.

我们( men) us
(dū) all
(shū) leisurely
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
(cháng zhǎngzhǎng) long
(qì) qi

We all breathed a big sigh of relief.

吃了(chī le) to endure
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
面包(miàn bāo) bread

I only ate a bite of bread.

尽管(jǐn guǎn) despite
她在( tā zài)
日本(rì běn) Japanese
长大(zhǎng dà) to grow up
她说( tā shuō)
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
流利的( liú lì de) voluble
英语(yīng yǔ) English

Even though she grew up in Japan, she speaks fluent English.

我可( kě)
(yǐ) with
(chī) to eat
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
(ma) (question tag)

Can I have a bite?

(tā) she
(yǎo) to nip
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
一口(yī kǒu) a bite
苹果(píng guǒ) apple

She took a bite of the apple.

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