Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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).

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷十二 王劉張李彭盧列傳 Volume 12: Biographies of Wang, Liu, Zhang, Li, Peng, Lu 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百二十五 列傳第二百十三 外國六 浡泥 滿刺加 蘇門答喇 蘇祿 西洋瑣里 瑣里 覽邦 淡巴 百花 彭亨 那孤兒 黎伐 南渤利 阿魯 柔佛 丁機宜 巴剌西 Volume 325 Biographies 213: Foreign States 6 - Brunei, Malacca, Sumatra, Sulu Archipelago, Chola, Lampung, Kampar, Baihua, Pahang, Nakur, Lide, Lamuri, Aru, Johor, Terengganu, Safavid 1