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English Definitionthe death of one's mother
Simplified Script母丧
Traditional Script母喪
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄨˇ ㄙㄤ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mou5song1
Word Decomposition
mother; elderly female relative; origin; source; (of animals) female
sāngmourning; funeral; (old) corpse

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母语mǔyǔnative language; mother tongue; (linguistics) parent language
母乳mǔrǔmother's milk
母子mǔzǐmother and child; parent and subsidiary (companies); principal and interest
母弹mǔdànparent shell (of a cluster bomb)
Words With Same Tail Word    
凶丧xiōngsāngfuneral arrangements
出丧chūsāngto hold a funeral procession
哭丧kūsāngto wail at a funeral; formal wailing while offering sacrifice to the departed
报丧bàosāngto announce somebody's demise; to predict death
奔丧bēnsānghasten home for the funeral of a parent or grandparent
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