Meaning of 馒

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(Trad.: 饅)
Pinyin: mán
English Definition: steamed bread
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (food) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
馒头 mán tou steamed roll; steamed bun; steamed bread; Classifiers:
不蒸馒头争口气 zhēng mán tou zhēng kǒu not to be crushed (idiom); to be determined to have one's revenge
More: 馒* | *馒 | *馒*
Example Sentences
I'll plump for noodles rather than buns.
The lunch today is steamed bun and tofu.
Today I had two steamed buns and one egg.
In China, steamed buns are one of the traditional staple foods.
Eating a sweet steamed bun after a full meal is so wonderful.