起毛

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 気持ち ‎(kimochi).

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

起毛

  1. (of woollen cloth) to pill; fluff
  2. (Min Nan, dialectal Mandarin) to feel nervous; to be scared

Noun[edit]

起毛

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

References[edit]

  • "外來詞" (in Chinese), 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典. Ministry of Education, R.O.C.: 2011. URL accessed on 24 December 2014.

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