Meaning of 咪

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English Definition: sound for calling a cat
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
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Example Words
咪咪 oboe-like musical instrument used in folk music of Gansu, Qinghai etc; (onom.) meow; kitty kitty!; Mimi (Western name); tits (i.e. slang for breasts)
猫咪 māo kitty
咪唑 zuò imidazole (chemistry) (loanword)
咪嘴 zuǐ to lip-sync
唵嘛呢叭咪吽 ǎn ma hōng Om Mani Padme Hum (Sanskrit), or Om Mani Peme Hung (Tibetan), the Avalokiteshvara mantra
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Example Sentences
Tammy, what are you doing?
Eat, eat, eat! What else do you know?
Localised disease may be treated at first with relatively inexpensive drugs such as nystatin, miconazole or clotrimazole.
Now all I have to do is take deep breaths, squint at the red banners and fool myself into believing I am at the world's best-educated Harry Potter convention.
Sultan, her cat, which might have mewed Allegri's miserere in the Sixtine Chapel, had filled her heart and sufficed for the quantity of passion which existed in her.