mā mother

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, horse radical 187]
Alternative traditional form of character:


The horse provides the phonetic 'ma' combined with 'female' to give 'mother'

Related characters

Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) jiě (elder sister) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)
Using : mǎ (?) zhù (to halt)

Different tone

mǎ (horse) mǎ (?)

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