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Meaning of 茅

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Pinyin: máo
English Definition: surname Mao; reeds; rushes
Chinese Definition:
①多年生草本植物,春季先开花,后生叶,花穗上密生白毛。根茎可食,亦可入药。叶可编蓑衣(亦称“白茅”):茅草。茅庐。茅舍。名列前茅(喻名次列在前面)。
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grass) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
名列前茅 míng liè qián máo to rank among the best
茅屋 máo thatched cottage
茅草 máo cǎo sogon grass
前茅 qián máo forward patrol (military) (old); (fig.) the top ranks
茅房 máo fáng toilet (rural euphemism); thatched hut or house
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