起毛

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Chinese[edit]

to rise; to raise; to get up hair; pore; fur
simp. and trad.
(起毛)

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起毛

  1. (of woollen cloth) to pill; fluff

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese  () () (kimochi).

Verb[edit]

起毛

  1. (Min Nan, dialectal Mandarin) to feel nervous; to be scared

Noun[edit]

起毛

  1. (Min Nan, dialectal Mandarin) emotion, mood
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