1. noun mother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 慈母多敗兒 'a mother who lavishes too much love on her children spoils them', from Han Feizi's Xian Xue (CC-CEDICT '母'; DCP 'C222'; Guoyu '母' n 3; Kroll 2015 '母' 1, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 1, p. 518)
  2. radical Kangxi radical 80
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. adjective female
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: Used to describe the sex of female animals; for example, 母牛 'cow' (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '母' 2, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 3, p. 518)
  4. noun female elders / older female relatives
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 姑母 'aunt' (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' n 1; Kroll 2015 '母' 1a, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 2, p. 518)
  5. noun parent / source / origin
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 根源 (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' n 4; Kroll 2015 '母' 5, p. 315; XHZD '母' 4, p. 518)
  6. noun all women
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 1b, p. 315)
  7. verb to foster / to nurture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 3, p. 315)
  8. noun a large proportion of currency
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 4, p. 315)
  9. noun investment capital
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 4a, p. 315)

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