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English Definitionwarm, caring mother
Simplified Script慈母
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘˊ ㄇㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci4mou5
Word Decomposition
compassionate; gentle; merciful; kind; humane
mother; elderly female relative; origin; source; (of animals) female

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Words With Same Head Word    
慈善císhànbenevolent; charitable; charity
慈爱cí'àilove; devotion (to children); affection, esp. towards children
慈祥cíxiángkindly; benevolent (often of older person)
慈利cílìCili county in Zhangjiajie 张家界, Hunan
慈和cíhékindly; amiable
Words With Same Tail Word    
伯母bómǔwife of father's elder brother; aunt; (polite form of address for a woman who is about the age of one's mother)
字母zìmǔletter (of the alphabet)
祖母zǔmǔfather's mother; paternal grandmother
外祖母wài zǔmǔmother's mother; maternal grandmother
父母fùmǔfather and mother; parents
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