Chinese Notes

Options
Match type:

{{results.msg}}

Dictionary Search Results
Chinese Text Pinyin English Notes
{{word.text}} {{word.text}} {{word.pinyin}} {{word.english}} {{word.notes | limitTo: 100}} ... details All {{word.count}} word senses

妈 (媽)

noun mother / ma
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
Notes: 母亲 'Mother' is a more formal term, in contrast with informal 妈妈 'Mom' or simply 妈 (Sun 2006, loc. 977).

Contained in

姨妈姑妈妈妈妈咪老大妈他妈妈祖大妈

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
Teahouse - Act III (Part) 《茶馆》 第三幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2