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马 mǎ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

马 (mǎ) English Meaning

  • horse
  • horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess
  • knight in Western chess

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (pǐ)

Sample Sentences

  • 这是马。
    Zhè shì mǎ.
    This is a horse.
  • 这只是马。
    Zhè zhǐshì mǎ.
    This is only a horse.
  • 马是黑色的。
    Mǎ shì hēisè de.
    The horse is black.
  • 妈妈骂马吗?
    Māmā mà mǎ ma?
    Is Mother scolding the horse?
  • 马是白色的。
    Mǎ shì báisè de.
    The horse is white.
  • 给马喂些燕麦。
    Gěi mǎ wèi xiē yànmài.
    Give the horse some oats.
  • 马上上马!
    Mǎshàng shàngmǎ!
    Get on the horse immediately!
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 ma

 (mǎ): horse

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