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English Definitionmother; elderly female relative; origin; source; (of animals) female
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄇㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mou5
Part of Speech(名) noun

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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
母子mǔzǐmother and child; parent and subsidiary (companies); principal and interest
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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