mu3
mother; elderly female relative; origin; source; (of animals) female

strokes 5
radical
strokes after radical 1
巴黎圣母院 巴黎聖母院 ba1 li2 sheng4 mu3 yuan4
Notre-Dame Cathedral (Paris, France)

白云母 白雲母 bai2 yun2 mu3
muscovite; white mica

保母 保母 bao3 mu3
variant of 保姆

鸨母 鴇母 bao3 mu3
female brothel keeper; a bawd

褓母 褓母 bao3 mu3
variant of 保姆

贝母 貝母 bei4 mu3
the bulb of the fritillary (Fritillaria thunbergii)

鼻韵母 鼻韻母 bi2 yun4 mu3
(of Chinese pronunciation) a vowel followed by a nasal consonant

伯母 伯母 bo2 mu3
wife of father's elder brother; aunt; (polite form of address for a woman who is about the age of one's mother)

伯叔祖母 伯叔祖母 bo2 shu1 zu3 mu3
father's father's brother's wife; great aunt

哺母乳 哺母乳 bu3 mu3 ru3
breast feeding

曾祖父母 曾祖父母 ceng2 zu3 fu4 mu3
great-grandparents

朝鲜字母 朝鮮字母 chao2 xian3 zi4 mu3
hangeul 한글, Korean phonetic alphabet; Korean letters

慈母 慈母 ci2 mu3
warm, caring mother

大写字母 大寫字母 da4 xie3 zi4 mu3
capital letters; uppercase letters

代替父母 代替父母 dai4 ti4 fu4 mu3
in place of sb's parents; in loco parentis (law)

单韵母 單韻母 dan1 yun4 mu3
simple finals

灯塔水母 燈塔水母 deng1 ta3 shui3 mu3
immortal jellyfish; Turritopsis dohrnii

儿不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫 兒不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧 er2 bu4 xian2 mu3 chou3 - gou3 bu4 xian2 jia1 pin2
a son won't abandon his mother for being ugly, just as a dog won't abandon its owner for being poor (proverb)

二重母音 二重母音 er4 chong2 mu3 yin1
diphthong

分母 分母 fen1 mu3
denominator of a fraction

复合母音 複合母音 fu4 he2 mu3 yin1
diphthong; compound vowel

父母 父母 fu4 mu3
father and mother; parents

父母亲 父母親 fu4 mu3 qin1
parents

父母双亡 父母雙亡 fu4 mu3 shuang1 wang2
to have lost both one's parents

复韵母 複韻母 fu4 yun4 mu3
compound final

高祖母 高祖母 gao1 zu3 mu3
great-great-grandmother

公母俩 公母倆 gong1 mu3 lia3
husband and wife

姑母 姑母 gu1 mu3
father's sister; paternal aunt

韩文字母 韓文字母 han2 wen2 zi4 mu3
hangeul 한글, Korean phonetic alphabet; Korean letters

航空母舰 航空母艦 hang2 kong1 mu3 jian4
aircraft carrier; (coll.) (fig.) sth huge; (like) a whale

航空母舰战斗群 航空母艦戰鬥群 hang2 kong1 mu3 jian4 zhan4 dou4 qun2
carrier-based vanguard group (CBVG); naval battle group led by an aircraft carrier

航母 航母 hang2 mu3
aircraft carrier; abbr. for 航空母艦|航空母舰

核动力航空母舰 核動力航空母艦 he2 dong4 li4 hang2 kong1 mu3 jian4
nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

后母 後母 hou4 mu3
stepmother

继父母 繼父母 ji4 fu4 mu3
step-parents

寄母 寄母 ji4 mu3
foster mother

继母 繼母 ji4 mu3
stepmother

家母 家母 jia1 mu3
(polite) my mother

酵母 酵母 jiao4 mu3
leaven; yeast

教母 教母 jiao4 mu3
godmother

酵母醇 酵母醇 jiao4 mu3 chun2
zymosterol

酵母菌 酵母菌 jiao4 mu3 jun1
yeast; mold

栉水母 櫛水母 jie2 shui3 mu3
comb jellies (Ctenophora)

舅母 舅母 jiu4 mu3
wife of mother's brother; aunt; maternal uncle's wife

拉丁字母 拉丁字母 la1 ding1 zi4 mu3
Latin alphabet

恋母情结 戀母情結 lian4 mu3 qing2 jie2
Oedipus complex

零声母 零聲母 ling2 sheng1 mu3
absence of initial consonant; a Chinese syllable having no initial consonant (starting directly with the medial vowel)

卵母细胞 卵母細胞 luan3 mu3 xi4 bao1
egg cell

罗马字母 羅馬字母 luo2 ma3 zi4 mu3
Roman letters; Roman alphabet

螺母 螺母 luo2 mu3
nut (female component of nut and bolt)

螺母螺栓 螺母螺栓 luo2 mu3 luo2 shuan1
nuts and bolts

螺丝母 螺絲母 luo2 si1 mu3
nut (female component of nut and bolt)

母爱 母愛 mu3 ai4
maternal love

母板 母板 mu3 ban3
motherboard

母船 母船 mu3 chuan2
mother ship

母弹 母彈 mu3 dan4
parent shell (of a cluster bomb)

母党 母黨 mu3 dang3
mother's kinfolk

母蜂 母蜂 mu3 feng1
queen bee

母港 母港 mu3 gang3
home port (of a ship or fleet)

母公司 母公司 mu3 gong1 si1
parent company

母函数 母函數 mu3 han2 shu4
generating function (math.)

母鸡 母雞 mu3 ji1
hen

母机 母機 mu3 ji1
machine tool; mother ship

母老虎 母老虎 mu3 lao3 hu3
tigress; (fig.) fierce woman; vixen

母难日 母難日 mu3 nan4 ri4
(old) birthday

母女 母女 mu3 nv3
mother-daughter

母亲 母親 mu3 qin1
mother; also pr.

母亲节 母親節 mu3 qin1 jie2
Mother's Day

母球 母球 mu3 qiu2
cue ball (in billiards)

母权制 母權制 mu3 quan2 zhi4
matriarchy

母犬 母犬 mu3 quan3
female dog; bitch

母群体 母群體 mu3 qun2 ti3
(statistics) population; parent population

母乳 母乳 mu3 ru3
mother's milk

母乳代 母乳代 mu3 ru3 dai4
substitute for mother's milk; milk powder

母乳化奶粉 母乳化奶粉 mu3 ru3 hua4 nai3 fen3
infant formula

母乳喂养 母乳餵養 mu3 ru3 wei4 yang3
breast feeding

母丧 母喪 mu3 sang1
the death of one's mother

母题 母題 mu3 ti2
motif (loanword); main idea; theme

母体 母體 mu3 ti3
(zoology, medicine) mother's body; (chemistry etc) parent; matrix; (statistics) population; parent population

母系 母系 mu3 xi4
maternal; matriarchal

母系社会 母系社會 mu3 xi4 she4 hui4
matrilineality

母线 母線 mu3 xian4
generating line; generatrix (in geometry); bus (in electronics); bus bar

母校 母校 mu3 xiao4
alma mater

母夜叉 母夜叉 mu3 ye4 cha1
witch; shrew; vixen

母音 母音 mu3 yin1
vowel

母音调和 母音調和 mu3 yin1 tiao2 he2
vowel harmony (in phonetics)

母语 母語 mu3 yu3
native language; mother tongue; (linguistics) parent language

母质 母質 mu3 zhi4
parent material (e.g. the eroded rock making up sediment)

母子 母子 mu3 zi3
mother and child; parent and subsidiary (companies); principal and interest

母子垂直感染 母子垂直感染 mu3 zi3 chui2 zhi2 gan3 ran3
mother-to-infant transmission

奶母 奶母 nai3 mu3
wet nurse

尼哥底母 尼哥底母 ni2 ge1 di3 mu3
Nicodemus, prominent Jew of the time of Christ, mentioned in the Gospel of John

酿母菌 釀母菌 niang4 mu3 jun1
yeast

拼音字母 拼音字母 pin1 yin1 zi4 mu3
phonetic letters

乳母 乳母 ru3 mu3
wet nurse

撒母耳记上 撒母耳記上 sa1 mu3 er3 ji4 shang4
First book of Samuel

撒母耳记下 撒母耳記下 sa1 mu3 er3 ji4 xia4
Second book of Samuel

三十六字母 三十六字母 san1 shi2 liu4 zi4 mu3
thirty six initial consonants of Song phonetic theory

婶母 嬸母 shen3 mu3
wife of father's younger brother; aunt

生父母 生父母 sheng1 fu4 mu3
biological parents; natural parents

生母 生母 sheng1 mu3
natural mother; birth mother

声母 聲母 sheng1 mu3
consonant; the initial consonant (of a Chinese syllable)

圣母 聖母 sheng4 mu3
Holy Mother; goddess; the Virgin Mary

圣母峰 聖母峰 sheng4 mu3 feng1
Goddess peak (Nepalese: Sagarmatha, Sky Goddess); refers to Mt Chomolungma or Qomolangma (Tibetan), Chinese 珠穆朗瑪峰|珠穆朗玛峰; Mt Everest

圣母教堂 聖母教堂 sheng4 mu3 jiao4 tang2
Church of Our Lady; Frauenkirche

圣母玛利亚 聖母瑪利亞 sheng4 mu3 ma3 li4 ya4
Mary (mother of Jesus)

圣母升天节 聖母升天節 sheng4 mu3 sheng1 tian1 jie2
Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Christian festival on 15th August)

失败是成功之母 失敗是成功之母 shi1 bai4 shi4 cheng2 gong1 zhi1 mu3
Failure is the mother of success.

师母 師母 shi1 mu3
term of respect for your teacher's wife

弑母 弒母 shi4 mu3
matricide; to commit matricide

首字母 首字母 shou3 zi4 mu3
initial letters

首字母拚音词 首字母拚音詞 shou3 zi4 mu3 pin1 yin1 ci2
acronym

首字母缩写 首字母縮寫 shou3 zi4 mu3 suo1 xie3
acronym

叔母 叔母 shu1 mu3
aunt; wife of father's younger brother

叔丈母 叔丈母 shu1 zhang4 mu3
wife's aunt

叔祖母 叔祖母 shu1 zu3 mu3
wife of paternal grandfather's younger brother

水母 水母 shui3 mu3
jellyfish; medusa

水母体 水母體 shui3 mu3 ti3
jellyfish; medusa

桃花水母 桃花水母 tao2 hua1 shui3 mu3
freshwater jellyfish (Craspedacusta)

同父异母 同父異母 tong2 fu4 yi4 mu3
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers; half (brother or sister)

同母异父 同母異父 tong2 mu3 yi4 fu4
(of siblings) having the same mother but different fathers; half (brother or sister)

外祖母 外祖母 wai4 zu3 mu3
mother's mother; maternal grandmother

亡母 亡母 wang2 mu3
deceased mother

王母 王母 wang2 mu3
another name for 西王母, Queen Mother of the West

王母 王母 wang2 mu3
(literary) paternal grandmother

王母娘娘 王母娘娘 wang2 mu3 niang2 niang2
another name for Xi Wangmu 西王母, Queen Mother of the West

喂母乳 餵母乳 wei4 mu3 ru3
breast feeding

希腊字母 希臘字母 xi1 la4 zi4 mu3
Greek alphabet

西里尔字母 西里爾字母 xi1 li3 er3 zi4 mu3
Cyrillic alphabet; Cyrillic letters

西王母 西王母 xi1 wang2 mu3
Xi Wangmu, Queen Mother of the West, keeper of the peaches of immortality; popularly known as 王母娘娘

先大母 先大母 xian1 da4 mu3
deceased paternal grandmother

贤妻良母 賢妻良母 xian2 qi1 liang2 mu3
a good wife and loving mother

小写字母 小寫字母 xiao3 xie3 zi4 mu3
lowercase (letters)

需要是发明之母 需要是發明之母 xu1 yao4 shi4 fa1 ming2 zhi1 mu3
Necessity is the mother of invention (European proverb).

养母 養母 yang3 mu3
foster mother; adoptive mother

衣食父母 衣食父母 yi1 shi2 fu4 mu3
the people one depends upon for one's livelihood; one's bread and butter

姨母 姨母 yi2 mu3
mother's sister; maternal aunt

义父母 義父母 yi4 fu4 mu3
foster parents; adoptive parents

异母 異母 yi4 mu3
(of siblings) having the same father but different mothers

益母 益母 yi4 mu3
motherwort (Leonurus heterophyllus)

义母 義母 yi4 mu3
foster mother

益母草 益母草 yi4 mu3 cao3
motherwort (Leonurus heterophyllus or L. cardiaca)

岳母 岳母 yue4 mu3
wife's mother, mother-in-law

云母 雲母 yun2 mu3
mica

韵母 韻母 yun4 mu3
medial and final of a Chinese syllable (excluding initial consonant and tone); the rhyming part of a Chinese syllable; rhyme; vowel; character used in traditional phonetics to indicate value of rhyme; final sound; phoneme

在家靠父母,出门靠朋友 在家靠父母,出門靠朋友 zai4 jia1 kao4 fu4 mu3 - chu1 men2 kao4 peng2 you5
one depends on one's parents when at home, and on one's friends when away from home (idiom)

在家靠父母,出外靠朋友 在家靠父母,出外靠朋友 zai4 jia1 kao4 fu4 mu3 - chu1 wai4 kao4 peng2 you5
one depends on one's parents when at home, and on one's friends when away from home (idiom)

再生父母 再生父母 zai4 sheng1 fu4 mu3
like a second parent (idiom); one's great benefactor

曾外祖母 曾外祖母 zeng1 wai4 zu3 mu3
great-grandmother (mother's grandmother)

曾祖母 曾祖母 zeng1 zu3 mu3
father's father's mother; paternal great-grandmother

丈母 丈母 zhang4 mu3
wife's mother; mother-in-law

丈母娘 丈母娘 zhang4 mu3 niang2
wife's mother; mother-in-law; same as 丈母

珍珠母 珍珠母 zhen1 zhu1 mu3
mother-of-pearl (used in ornamentation and in TCM)

知母 知母 zhi1 mu3
Anemarrhena asphodeloides; rhyzome of Anemarrhena (used in TCM)

珠母 珠母 zhu1 mu3
mother-of-pearl

注音字母 注音字母 zhu4 yin1 zi4 mu3
see 注音符號|注音符号

子不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫 子不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧 zi3 bu4 xian2 mu3 chou3 - gou3 bu4 xian2 jia1 pin2
see 兒不嫌母醜,狗不嫌家貧|儿不嫌母丑,狗不嫌家贫

子母弹 子母彈 zi3 mu3 dan4
(military) cluster bomb; shrapnel

子母炮弹 子母炮彈 zi3 mu3 pao4 dan4
artillery cluster bomb

子母炸弹 子母炸彈 zi3 mu3 zha4 dan4
cluster bomb

字母 字母 zi4 mu3
letter (of the alphabet)

字母表 字母表 zi4 mu3 biao3
alphabet

字母顺序 字母順序 zi4 mu3 shun4 xu4
order of letters in an alphabet

祖父母 祖父母 zu3 fu4 mu3
paternal grandparents

祖姑母 祖姑母 zu3 gu1 mu3
father's father's sister; great aunt

祖母 祖母 zu3 mu3
father's mother; paternal grandmother

祖母绿 祖母綠 zu3 mu3 lv4
emerald

最小公分母 最小公分母 zui4 xiao3 gong1 fen1 mu3
lowest common denominator

座生水母 座生水母 zuo4 sheng1 shui3 mu3
sessile medusa; sea anemone