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English Definitionmother and child; parent and subsidiary (companies); principal and interest
Simplified Script母子
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄨˇ ㄗˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mou5zi2
Word Decomposition
mother; elderly female relative; origin; source; (of animals) female
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

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母语mǔyǔnative language; mother tongue; (linguistics) parent language
母乳mǔrǔmother's milk
母丧mǔsāngthe death of one's mother
母弹mǔdànparent shell (of a cluster bomb)
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电子diànzǐelectronic; electron (particle physics)
女子nǚzǐwoman; female
男子nánzǐa man; a male
原子yuánzǐatom; atomic
瓜子guāzǐmelon seeds
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