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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 24 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 十弓卜大 (JNYK), composition)

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin, transitive, intransitive) to sell
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Zhè běn shū bù mài. [Pinyin]
      This book is not for sale
  2. to betray
    • 出卖 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]chūmài [Pinyin] — to betray
    • 卖友求荣 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]màiyǒuqiúróng [Pinyin] — to betray someone to obtain promotion
  3. to spare no effort, to do one's best
  4. to show off
    • 卖弄 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]màinòng [Pinyin] — to show off
    • 卖功 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]màigōng [Pinyin] — to show off one's merit

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