Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: yao4
Zhuyin: ㄧㄠˋ
English Meaning: 1. medicine, drug 2. substance used for a specific purpose (e.g. poisoning, explosion, fermenting)
German Meaning: Arznei
Spanish Meaning: la medicina
Classifier: (bao1) or (guan4) or (ping2) or (tie3) or (wei4)

Example Sentences:

我必須吃這種藥。
我必须吃这种药。
wo3 bi4 xu1 chi1 zhe4 zhong3 yao4.
I have to take this kind of medicine.
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這藥將擔保你晚上睡得好。
这药将担保你晚上睡得好。
zhe4 yao4 jiang1 dan1 bao3 ni3 wan3 shang4 shui4 de5 hao3.
This medicine will ensure you sleep well at night.
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我的醫生開了這個藥給我。
我的医生开了这个药给我。
wo3 de5 yi1 sheng1 kai1 le5 zhe4 ge5 yao4 gei3 wo3.
My doctor prescribed this medicine to me.
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這種病無藥可醫。
这种病无药可医。
zhe4 zhong3 bing4 wu2 yao4 ke3 yi1.
There is no cure for this illness.
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這個藥有任何副作用嗎?
这个药有任何副作用吗?
zhe4 ge5 yao4 you3 ren4 he2 fu4 zuo4 yong4 ma5?
Does this medicine have any side effects?
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她曾經服用抗憂鬱的藥。
她曾经服用抗忧郁的药。
ta1 ceng2 jing1 fu2 yong4 kang4 you1 yu4 de5 yao4.
She used to take anti-depressants.
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我們的藥用完了。
我们的药用完了。
wo3 men5 de5 yao4 yong4 wan2 le5.
We've run out of medicine.
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