Meaning of 毛

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Pinyin: máo
English Definition: 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 ( = )
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Character Formation:
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    • [ tuō ] to depend on, to entrust with
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
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Example Words:
毛巾 [ máo jīn ]: towel; Classifiers:
羽毛球 [ máo qiú ]: shuttlecock; badminton; Classifiers:
毛病 [ máo bìng ]: fault; defect; shortcomings; ailment; Classifiers:
五毛特效 [ máo xiào ]: laughable low-budget special effects
毛诞节 [ máo dàn jié ]: Mao Zedong’s birthday, December 26th
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