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马车
mǎ chē



马车
carriage


Definitions

Chinese > English
马车mǎchē
     1. n. any type of horse-drawn carriage
English > Chinese
carriage
     1. 车辆
     2. 运输
     3. 运费
     4. 姿势
     5. 举止
     6. 楼梯架
     7. 炮架
     8. 处理
     9. 处置
     10. 通过
     11. 马车
     12. 车厢
     13.
Components
     1. horse
     2. horse-shaped
     3. (chess) knight
     4. (Chinese chess) horse
     5. (zh-original, 碼, chip for counting)
     6. big (prefix for nouns)
           馬勺 - ladle (big spoon)
     7. (Southwestern Mandarin, including, Sichuan) to bully
     8. (Sichuan) to keep a straight face
     9. (Prefix for names of insects, also written as螞.)
chē
     1. vehicle; car
     2. machine; instrument
     3. to tailor or sew using a sewing machine
           車衫 - to sew clothes with a sewing machine
     4. (Cantonese) to drive somebody; to give somebody a ride
           你 可 唔 可以 車 我 去 地鐵 站 呀? - Can you drive me to the MTR station?
     5. (Sichuanese) to rotate
     6. usage. 車 is a collective term for all types of vehicles with wheel(s). Additional morphemes are added in front to specify the type of the vehicle. For example:
           汽車 - car
           火車 - train
           自行車 - bicycle
           嬰兒車 - pram
     7. (Chinese chess) chariot; rook
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