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māo



猫
cat


Definitions

Chinese > English
     1. Variant of 貓
māo
     1. cat
     2. (Mandarin, colloquial) to hide oneself
     3. (Mandarin, colloquial) to hang around; to stay somewhere doing nothing
     4. (Cantonese) to get drunk
     5. (Hokkien, Singapore Teochew) stingy; miserly
     6. (Zhangzhou Hokkien) lecherous; lascivious
     7. (Cantonese, non-productive) person with a non-positive attribute
           花面貓 - someone with a dirty face
           為wai6食貓 - gourmand
           病貓 - someone who is ill or physically weak
     8. (Mandarin, colloquial) to bend
           貓máo腰 - to bend over; to stoop
     9. (Mainland, colloquial) modem
Chinese > Chinese
     1. (正字;貓)
English > Chinese
cat
     1. 名词.
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