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The Chinese word ma - 妈 - mā
(mother in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translation

mother

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 妈 ( mā ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( ma / mā ) with pronunciation (English translation: mother )
妈 ( ma / mā ) in traditional characters

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

female  |  mammy
妈 ( ma / mā ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 560)
Chinese example words containing the character 妈 ( ma / mā )
妈妈 ( māma = mother ), 他妈的 ( tāmāde = shit (swearword) )
More words that mean mother in Chinese
māma ( 妈妈 ), ( 母 ), mŭqīn ( 母亲 ), niáng ( 娘 )

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