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毛 máo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

毛 (máo) English Meaning

  • hair
  • feather
  • down

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 你觉得胸毛是性感的吗?
    Nǐ juédé xiōngmáo shì xìnggǎn de ma?
    Do you think that chest hair is sexy?
  • 羽毛很轻,因此我们说“轻如鸿毛”。
    Yǔmáo hěn qīng, yīncǐ wǒmen shuō “qīng rú hóngmáo”.
    Feathers are very light, so we say “as light as a feather”.
  • 毛呢一种类似于毛毡的拉毛毛织物,用作外衣。
    Máo ne yī zhǒng lèisì yú máozhān de lā máomao zhīwù, yòng zuò wài yī.
    A woolen fabric, similar to felt, used for coats.
  • 她带了太阳帽、雨衣和毛围巾,一切有备无患。
    Tā dàile tàiyáng mào, yǔyī hé máo wéijīn, yīqiè yǒubèiwúhuàn.
    She prepared for all possibilities by taking a sunhat, a raincoat and a woolly scarf.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

毛 (máo): hair; feather; down; wool; mildew; mold; coarse or semifinished; young; raw; careless; unthinking; nervous; scared; (of currency) to devalue or depreciate; classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = 角(jiǎo), = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen 分(fēn))

  • 毛 (máo): hair; feather; down; wool; mildew; mold; coarse or semifinished; young; raw; careless; unthinking; nervous; scared; (of currency) to devalue or depreciate; classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = 角(jiǎo), = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen 分(fēn))

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