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Pronunciation : māo
Meaning :
  1. cat. (n)
  2. hide oneself (dialect). (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 11
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 4.4%
Notes : also as máo
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
猫熊
māo xióng
: panda
2.
猫头鹰
māo tóu yīng
: owl
3.
猫哭老鼠
māo kū lǎo shǔ
: It is sheer hyprocricy for the cat to cry over the death of mouse;shed crocodile tears
4.
熊猫
xióng māo
: panda
5.
夜猫子
yè māo zi
: night owl;one who goes to bed late
Sentences:
1. The little cat caught a rat.
xiǎo māo zhuō dào zhī lǎo shǔ
小猫 : little cat
: catch
: used as a verb complement to show the result of an action
: one
: measure word
老鼠 : rat, mouse
2. The little panda is not like the giant panda at all.
xiǎo xióng māo gēn xióng māo zhǎng de diǎn dōu xiàng
小熊猫 : little panda
: with
大熊猫 : giant panda
: grow
: (particle) used to link a verb or an adjective to a complement which describes the manner or degree
一点 : a little; a bit; any
: all
: not
: look like
3. Owls stay in dark places in the daytime.
māo tóu yīng bái tiān duǒ zài àn chù
猫头鹰 : owl
白天 : day time
: hide
: at
暗处 : dark place
4. the cat weeping over the dead mouse—shed crocodile tears.
māo lǎo shǔ —— jiǎ bēi
: cat
: cry
老鼠 : mouse
: fake
慈悲 : mercy
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