yao3
to bite; to nip

yao3
variant of 咬

strokes 9
radical
strokes after radical 6
橙胸咬鹃 橙胸咬鵑 cheng2 xiong1 yao3 juan1
(bird species of China) orange-breasted trogon (Harpactes oreskios)

程咬金 程咬金 cheng2 yao3 jin1
Cheng Yaojin (589-665), aka 程知節|程知节, Chinese general of the Tang dynasty

叮咬 叮咬 ding1 yao3
sting; bite (of insect)

反咬一口 反咬一口 fan3 yao3 yi1 kou3
to make a false countercharge

狗咬狗 狗咬狗 gou3 yao3 gou3
dog-eat-dog; dogfight

狗咬吕洞宾,不识好人心 狗咬呂洞賓,不識好人心 gou3 yao3 lv3 dong4 bin1 - bu4 shi2 hao3 ren2 xin1
a dog biting Lü Dongbin (idiom); to ill reward a person's kindness

红腹咬鹃 紅腹咬鵑 hong2 fu4 yao3 juan1
(bird species of China) Ward's trogon (Harpactes wardi)

红头咬鹃 紅頭咬鵑 hong2 tou2 yao3 juan1
(bird species of China) red-headed trogon (Harpactes erythrocephalus)

虎咬猪 虎咬豬 hu3 yao3 zhu1
see 刈包

齧咬 齧咬 nie4 yao3
gnaw

蜱咬病 蜱咬病 pi2 yao3 bing4
tick-bite sickness; informal term for 發熱伴血小板減少綜合徵|发热伴血小板减少综合征

轻咬 輕咬 qing1 yao3
nibble

噬咬 噬咬 shi4 yao3
to bite

撕咬 撕咬 si1 yao3
to tear at (with the teeth, like one animal attacking another)

咬唇妆 咬唇妝 yao3 chun2 zhuang1
bitten-lips look (darker lipstick applied on the inner part of the lips, and lighter on the outer part)

咬定 咬定 yao3 ding4
to assert; to insist that

咬定牙根 咬定牙根 yao3 ding4 ya2 gen1
see 咬緊牙關|咬紧牙关

咬定牙关 咬定牙關 yao3 ding4 ya2 guan1
see 咬緊牙關|咬紧牙关

咬耳朵 咬耳朵 yao3 er3 duo5
(coll.) to whisper in sb's ear

咬钩 咬鉤 yao3 gou1
to bite

咬合 咬合 yao3 he2
(of uneven surfaces) to fit together; (of gear wheels) to mesh; (dentistry) occlusion; bite

咬痕 咬痕 yao3 hen2
bite scar

咬甲癖 咬甲癖 yao3 jia3 pi3
onychophagia (nail biting)

咬嚼 咬嚼 yao3 jiao2
to chew; to masticate; to ruminate; to mull over

咬紧牙根 咬緊牙根 yao3 jin3 ya2 gen1
see 咬緊牙關|咬紧牙关

咬紧牙关 咬緊牙關 yao3 jin3 ya2 guan1
lit. to bite the teeth tightly (idiom); fig. to grit one's teeth and bear the pain; to bite the bullet

咬啮 咬嚙 yao3 nie4
to gnaw

咬啮 咬齧 yao3 nie4
variant of 咬嚙|咬啮; to gnaw

咬人狗儿不露齿 咬人狗兒不露齒 yao3 ren2 gou3 er5 bu4 lu4 chi3
lit. the dog that bites does not show its fangs (idiom); fig. You can't tell the really dangerous enemy from his external appearance.

咬伤 咬傷 yao3 shang1
bite (e.g. snake bite, mosquito bite)

咬舌自尽 咬舌自盡 yao3 she2 zi4 jin4
to commit suicide by biting off one's tongue

咬文嚼字 咬文嚼字 yao3 wen2 jiao2 zi4
to bite words and chew characters (idiom); punctilious about minutiae of wording

咬牙 咬牙 yao3 ya2
to clench one's teeth; to grind the teeth; gnaw

咬牙切齿 咬牙切齒 yao3 ya2 qie4 chi3
gnashing one's teeth (idiom); displaying extreme anger; fuming with rage between gritted teeth

咬着耳朵 咬著耳朵 yao3 zhe5 er3 duo5
whispering in sb's ear

咬字 咬字 yao3 zi4
to pronounce (clearly or otherwise); to enunciate

一口咬定 一口咬定 yi1 kou3 yao3 ding4
to arbitrarily assert; to allege; to stick to one's statement; to cling to one's view

一年被蛇咬十年怕井绳 一年被蛇咬十年怕井繩 yi1 nian2 bei4 she2 yao3 shi2 nian2 pa4 jing3 sheng2
bitten by a snake in one year, fears the well rope for ten years (idiom); once bitten twice shy

一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩 yi1 zhao1 bei4 she2 yao3 - shi2 nian2 pa4 jing3 sheng2
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope; once bitten, twice shy (idiom)