máo spear; lance; pike


Number of strokes: 5

Radical

Index 110 used in: róu (soft)

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Sounds same

máo (hair)

Different tone

māo (cat) mào (to emit) mào (hat)

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Proverbs

自相矛盾 zì xiāng máo dùn To speak in contradictions. The story is about the man who said he had a spear that could pierce anything in the world, but also a shield that was impenetrable to any spear. Both claims can not be true

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