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Pronunciation : mèi
Meaning :
  1. younger sister. (n)
  2. junior female relative of the same generation. (n)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional :
Usage : 8.3%
1. She has a brother but no sisters.
méi yǒu jiě mèi zhǐ yǒu ge
: she
没有 : not have
: elder sister
: younger sister
姐妹 : sisters
只有 : only, alone
: (numeral) one
: (measure word) used before nouns without special measure words of their own
哥哥 : elder brother
2. Mr. Lee is my younger sister’s husband. / Mr. Lee is my brother-in-law.
xiān shēng shì de mèi
: (surname) Lee
先生 : Mr.
: is
我的 : my
: younger sister
: husband
妹夫 : younger sister’s husband, brother-in-law

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