Gan Zao 干燥- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    to dry (of paint, cement, etc.); dessication; dull; uninteresting; arid

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► gān zào
    Tone numbers: gan1 zao4

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 乾燥
    Simplified: 干燥

    First Character: 乾 (gān) – dry
    Second Character: 燥 (zào) – dry; parched; impatient

Examples of Gān Zào

    ► Nǐ de pí fū hěn gān zào.
    你的皮膚很乾燥。
    你的皮肤很干燥。
    You skin is very dry.

    ► Zhèlǐ de qì hòu hěn gān zào.
    這裡的氣候很乾燥。
    这里的气候很干燥。
    The climate here is very dry.


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