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Meaning of 麦

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(Trad.: 麥)
Pinyin: mài
English Definition: wheat; barley; oats
Chinese Definition:
①一年生或二年生草本植物,有“小麦”、“大麦”、“燕麦”等多种,子实供磨面食用,亦可用来制糖或酿酒。通常专指“小麦”(通称“麦子”):麦田。麦收。麦饭豆羹(指农家粗茶淡饭)。
②姓氏。
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Simplified form of ; grains ready to be harvested
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Example Words
小麦 xiǎo mài wheat; Classifiers:
麦当劳 mài dāng láo MacDonald or McDonald (name); McDonald's (fast food company)
麦秸 mài jiē straw from barley or wheat
麦穗 mài suì ear of wheat
麦克风 mài fēng microphone (loanword)
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Example Sentences
1
There is a lot of wheat in the field.
2
He eats milk and cereal every morning.
3
Is this a white bread or a whole wheat bread?
4
Wheat is one of the main cereal crops in China.
5
The soil in the north is more suitable for growing wheat than in the south.