The giant panda's teeth
6. Mandarin names for human teeth
If you want to describe human teeth in Mandarin, there are different words for incisors, canines and molars.
切牙 qiēyá to cut tooth
尖牙 jiānyá sharp tooth
磨牙 móyá to grind tooth
Both 牙 yá and 齿 chǐ mean tooth.
The word for human tooth is: