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gāo
char. fat, grease; cream, lotion, ointment; (lit.) fertile, rich
Other meanings
[gāo]   n. paste
[gào]   v. to lubricate (bearing, machine); to dip a brush in the ink and smooth it on the ink-stone (before writing)
    moon

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
yào gāo
n. ointment
yá gāo
n. toothpaste, dental cream
jié máo gāo
n. mascara
rùn chún gāo
n. lip protector
pí pá gāo
n. loquat paste (made from loquat leaf and other ingredients)
xuě huā gāo
n. snowflake cream (type of moisturising cream produced popular in China in 1930s and 40s)
bìng rù gāo huāng
idiom. the disease has spread to the vital organs -- illness is beyond cure or recovery, be terminally ill
gāo yú
adj. (formal) fertile