發毛

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See also: 发毛

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to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop
hair; fur; one tenth of a yuan or dollar
trad. (發毛)
simp. (发毛)

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發毛

  1. (Mandarin) to get scared; to be panicky

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發毛

  1. (dialectal Mandarin, dialectal Hakka, Jin, Wu, Xiang) to get angry

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refers to the furry appearance of mold. Compare Mandarin 長毛长毛 (“to grow mold”).

Alternatively, may come from (*p- > m-). Compare Min Nan 上殕 (chhiūⁿ-phú, “to become moldy”).

is commonly believed to be from English mold, but this is unlikely.

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發毛

  1. (Cantonese) to become moldy or mildewed
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