Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: yong4
Zhuyin: ㄩㄥˋ
English Meaning: 1. to use 2. (usually in the negative) to need, to have to 3. to eat or drink 4. expense, outlay 5. usefulness 6. to employ
German Meaning: benutzen
Spanish Meaning: usar, utilizar

Example Sentences:

ni3 yong4 dian4 guo1 zhu3 fan4 ma5?
Do you use a rice cooker to cook rice?
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lao3 ban3 deng3 yi2 xia4 yao4 yong4 zhe4 tai2 dian4 nao3.
The boss wants to use this computer later.
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wo3 yong4 guo3 zhi1 ji4 hun4 he2 luo4 li2 he2 dou4 jiang1.
I used a blender to mix an avocado and some soya milk.
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zhe4 ben3 jiu4 de5 zi4 dian3 wo3 yong4 le5 shi2 wu3 nian2.
I have been using this old dictionary for 15 years.
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zhong1 yi1 shi1 yong4 yao4 cao3 zhi4 bing4.
Chinese doctors use herbal medicine to treat an illness.
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因為缺貨, 廚師們用馬肉代替鮪魚做壽司。
因为缺货, 厨师们用马肉代替鲔鱼做寿司。
yin1 wei4 que1 huo4, chu2 shi1 men5 yong4 ma3 rou4 dai4 ti4 wei3 yu2 zuo4 shou4 si1.
Due to the short supply of tuna, chefs use horse meat to replace it when making sushi.
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nin2 yao4 yong4 na3 zhong3 fang1 shi4 fu4 kuan3?
How would you like to pay?
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