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The Chinese word mai - 脉 - mài
(pulse in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

mài

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced . However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

pulse"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, arteries and veins"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, vein"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 脉 ( mài ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( mai / mài ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>pulse</m> )
脉 ( mai / mài ) in traditional characters

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

lifeline  |  artery
 
Chinese example words containing the character 脉 ( mai / mài )
阿巴拉契亚山脉 ( Ābālāqìyà shānmài = Appalachians ), 阿尔卑斯山脉 ( Āĕrbēisī shānmài = Alps ), 德拉肯斯山脉 ( Délākĕnsī shānmài = Drakensberg ), 洛基山脉 ( Luòjī shānmài = Rocky Mountains ),
Other characters that are pronounced mài in Chinese

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