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English Definitionnumber (e.g. page or house number); numeral (e.g. Arabic or Chinese numeral); code sign; plus or minus sound; counter; chip (e.g. in gambling games); price tag; ready cash at one's disposal (old)
Simplified Script码子
Traditional Script碼子
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄚˇ ㄗ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)maa5zi2
Word Decomposition
weight; number; code; to pile; to stack; measure word for length or distance (yard), happenings, etc.
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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Words With Same Head Word    
码头mǎtóudock; pier; wharf
码字mǎzìnumeral; digit; counter
码放mǎfàngto pile up; to stack up
码线mǎxiànyard line (sports)
码表mǎbiǎodial or meter for displaying speed, time, or other measurements; cyclocomputer; code table (computing)
Words With Same Tail Word    
帽子màozihat; cap; (fig.) label; bad name
屋子wūzihouse; room
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