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|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): gaau3 mou5
- Min Nan (POJ): kàⁿ-bó
- Min Nan
- In China the pronunciation "jiàomǔ"] is generally taught as the only correct reading in Mandarin, however "xiàomǔ" may be heard from time to time, likely by analogy with 孝 ("xiào"). Pronouncing as xiàomǔ in formal situations would be regarded as an indication of the low educational level of the speaker.
|Kanji in this term|
|Hanja in this word|