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to sell, to betray, to show off, to harm another in order to benefit oneself, to flaunt
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 卖 ( 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. :
卖 ( mai / mài ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 卖 ( mai / mài ) ⓘWriting in Pinyin Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication. If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).
Nimen mai lanhua ma?
Nĭmēn mài lánhuā ma? – English translation: Do you sell orchids?
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Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
commerce | treason
卖 ( mai / mài ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 895)
Other characters that are pronounced mài in Chinese