TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

毛 毛 毛
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) picture of a feather

Han characterEdit

(radical 82 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹手山 (HQU), four-corner 20714)

  1. hair, fur, feathers
  2. coarse
  3. 1/1000

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 591, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16772
  • Dae Jaweon: page 983, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1994, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6BDB

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mou4, Yale mou4)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ mau, Guangdong mau1; mau1, mo1 [Hailu, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim mau1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. hair, fur

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ke)

  1. hair
  2. fur

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: mo, McCune-Reischauer: mo, Yale: mo)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin máo (mao2), Wade-Giles mao2)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máo)

  1. hair, fur
  2. feathers, down
  3. wool
  4. mildew, mold
  5. one tenth of yuan ( ten fen )

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máo)

  1. coarse, raw, semifinished
  2. small, little
  3. careless, unthinking
  4. panicked, scared, nervous
  5. gross

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máo)

  1. (of currency) to depreciate, to devalue

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin máo)

  1. A surname​.
    毛泽东 Mao Zedong

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-26.

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA môo (moo5), mn̂g (mng5), moo (moo1))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mao, mau, mào)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:41