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The Chinese word ma - 码 - mă
(number in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

number, to pile up, yard,
to stack

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Chinese characters  ( ma / mă ) with pronunciation (English translation: number )
码 ( ma / mă ) in traditional characters

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

password  |  numeral
码 ( ma / mă ) belongs to the 3000 most common Chinese characters (rank 1298)
Chinese example words containing the character 码 ( ma / mă )
电话号码 ( diànhuàhàomă = telephone number ), 号码 ( hàomă = number ), 码头 ( mătóu = dock ), 密码 ( mìmă = password ), 数码相机 ( shùmăxiàngjī = digital camera ), 数码相框 ( shùmăxiàngkuāng = digital photo frame ), 邮政编码 ( yóuzhèng biānmă = zip code )
Other characters that are pronounced mă in Chinese
More words that mean number in Chinese
hào ( 号 ), hàomă ( 号码 ), shŭ ( 数 ), shùzì ( 数字 )

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