Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

猫 (貓) māo

māo noun cat
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然 , Concept: Animal 动物
Notes: For example, 把猫说成虎 'to describe a cat as a tiger' [to exaggerate] (Suyu, p. 15; Unihan '貓')

Contained in

熊猫猫睛石铁猫猫科大熊猫把猫说成虎小猫猫儿狸猫猫熊猫咪凯蒂猫野猫豹猫妖猫传

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《豸部》 Zhì Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《犬部》 Quǎn Dog 1
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
虦猫 虦貓 虎竊毛謂之虦貓 Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts 3