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See also 马
- (Japanese, kanji) horse
- (Japanese, noun) horse
- (Japanese, noun, shogi) promoted bishop
- (Japanese, noun) sawhorse. A four-leg stand made by wood or iron for supporting some materials, such as a car body for car maintenance, or a piece of wood for sawing it.
- (Japanese, noun) a horse
- (Translingual, Han character) horse
- (Translingual, Han character) used as a surname
- (Translingual, Han character) KangXi radical 187 馬
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- derived from the pictogram of a horse with its head turned to look back and showing a flowing mane in the wind. The four short strokes at its base represent its feet, and the seeping stroke in the lower right represents its tail.
Han character 
馬 (radical 187 馬+0, 10 strokes, cangjie input 尸手尸火 (SQSF), four-corner 71327)
Derived terms 
- KangXi: page 1433, character 1
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44572
- Dae Jaweon: page 1956, character 34
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4539, character 1
- Unihan data for U+99AC
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Etymology 1 
- (shogi) promoted bishop
- sawhorse. A four-leg stand made by wood or iron for supporting some materials, such as a car body for car maintenance, or a piece of wood for sawing it.
Etymology 2 
- a horse
- c. 759: Man'yōshū (book 20, poem #4372)
- 阿志加良能 美佐可多麻波理 可閇理美須 阿例波久江由久 阿良志乎母 多志夜波婆可流 不破乃世伎 久江弖和波由久 牟麻能都米 都久志能佐伎尓 知麻利為弖 阿例波伊波々牟 母呂々々波 佐祁久等麻乎須 可閇利久麻弖尓
- c. 935 Tosa Nikki
- c. 935 Tosa Nikki
- Suzuki, Tomotarō; Hisao Kaaguchi, Yoshimoto Endō, Kyōichi Nishishita (1957). Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei 20: Tosa Nikki, Kagerō Nikki, Izumi Shikibu Nikki, Sarashina Nikki (in Japanese). Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten. ISBN 4-00-060020-6.
- Satake, Akihiro; Hideo Yamada, Rikio Kudō, Masao Ōtani, Yoshiyuki Yamazaki [c. 759] (2003). Shin Nihon Koten Bungaku Taikei 4: Man'yōshū 4 (in Japanese). Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten. ISBN 4-00-240004-2.
- Sound (hangeul): 마 (revised: ma, McCune-Reischauer: ma, Yale: ma)
See also 
- 말 (mal)
Min Nan 
馬 (POJ bé,má)