1. 妈 is the 749th most frequent character.
  2. has 1 dictionary entry.
  3. appears as a character in 20 words.
  4. appears as a component in 0 characters.


Once :
=> ,
Radical :
=> (woman), (horse)
Graphical :
=> , , 丿, , ,

Pinyin & Meaning:

  1. ma1 - ma/mom/mother

Pronunciation Clues:

  1. Pronunciation clue for 妈 (ma1): The component 马 is pronounced as 'ma3'. It has the same pronunciation as the character, but differs on tone.

Example Words:

High Frequency

妈妈 (媽媽)

Medium Frequency

姨妈 (姨媽)
妈咪 (媽咪)
老妈 (老媽)
Decomposition Levels:
Level 1: Only divided once. So only two components.
Level 2: Radical Decomposition. The character gets decomposed into its lowest radical components. For the complete list visit the Radical wikipedia page.
Level 3: Graphical Decomposition. Shows all the strokes & lowest level of components that make up the character.
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