Meaning of 买

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(Trad.: 買)
Pinyin: mǎi
English Definition: to buy; to purchase
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideograph: Simplified form of , buy with a bag (net ) of money
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ya ] kwukyel
    • [ tóu ] head; chief, boss; first, top
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Example Words
购买 gòu mǎi to purchase; to buy
买卖 mǎi mài buying and selling; business; business transactions; Classifiers:
收买 shōu mǎi to purchase; to bribe
购买力 gòu mǎi purchasing power
买方 mǎi fāng buyer (in contracts)
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