Meaning of 马

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(Trad.: 馬)
English Definition: horse; Classifiers: ; horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess; knight in Western chess
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: Simplified form of 馬, a horse galloping to the left
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper right
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Example Words:
马上 [ shàng ]: at once; right away; immediately; on horseback (i.e. by military force)
马虎 [ hu ]: careless; sloppy; negligent; skimpy
马克思 [ ]: Marx (name)
罗马 [ luó ]: Rome, capital of Italy
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