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English Definitionnumeral; digit; counter
Simplified Script码字
Traditional Script碼字
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄚˇ ㄗˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)maa5zi6
Word Decomposition
weight; number; code; to pile; to stack; measure word for length or distance (yard), happenings, etc.
letter; symbol; character; word; courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China

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Words With Same Head Word    
码头mǎtóudock; pier; wharf
码子mǎzinumber (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)
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    
汉字hànzìChinese character; Japanese: kanji; Korean: hanja; Vietnamese: hán tự
数字shùzìnumeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics etc)
文字wénzìcharacter; script; writing; written language; writing style; phraseology
写字xiězìto write characters
生字shēngzìnew character (in textbook); character that is unfamiliar or not yet studied
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