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English Definitionto ride a horse
Simplified Script骑马
Traditional Script騎馬
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˊ ㄇㄚˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ke4maa5
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Word Decomposition
to ride (an animal or bike); to sit astride; measure word for saddle-horses
horse; horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess; knight in Western chess; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Malaysia 马来西亚

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Words With Same Head Word    
骑土qítǔknight; chevallier; chivalrous
骑坐qízuòto sit astride; to ride
骑士qíshìhorseman; cavalryman; knight (i.e. European nobility); (Tw) bike rider (scooter, bicycle etc)
骑射qíshèequestrian archery; riding and shooting
Words With Same Tail Word    
出马chūmǎto set out (on a campaign); to stand for election; to throw one's cap in the ring
千军万马qiān jūn wàn mǎmagnificent army with thousands of men and horses (idiom); impressive display of manpower; all the King's horses and all the King's men
罗马luómǎRome, capital of Italy
司马sīmǎMinister of War (official title in pre-Han Chinese states); (Chinese surname)
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