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variant of 麻; hemp

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surname Ma

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generic name for hemp, flax etc; hemp or flax fiber for textile materials; sesame; (of materials) rough or coarse; pocked; pitted; to have pins and needles or tingling; to feel numb

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白麻子 白麻子 bai2 ma2 zi3
cannabis seed

半麻醉 半麻醉 ban4 ma2 zui4
local anesthetic; anesthesia to half the body (as for a C-section birth)

蓖麻 蓖麻 bi4 ma2
castor-oil plant

蓖麻毒素 蓖麻毒素 bi4 ma2 du2 su4
ricin

蓖麻籽 蓖麻籽 bi4 ma2 zi3
castor beans

闭塞眼睛捉麻雀 閉塞眼睛捉麻雀 bi4 se4 yan3 jing1 zhuo1 ma2 que4
lit. to catch sparrows blindfolded (idiom); fig. to act blindly

陈谷子烂芝麻 陳谷子爛芝麻 chen2 gu3 zi5 lan4 zhi1 ma5
lit. stale grain, overcooked sesame (idiom); fig. the same boring old gossip

赤麻鸭 赤麻鴨 chi4 ma2 ya1
(bird species of China) ruddy shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea)

搓麻将 搓麻將 cuo1 ma2 jiang4
to play mahjong

打麻雀运动 打麻雀運動 da3 ma2 que4 yun4 dong4
the Great Sparrow Campaign or the Four Pests Campaign, one of the actions during the Great Leap Forward 大躍進|大跃进 aiming to eliminate four pests: rats, flies, mosquitoes, and sparrows

大鳞大麻哈鱼 大鱗大麻哈魚 da4 lin2 da2 ma2 ha3 yu2
king salmon; Chinook salmon

大麻 大麻 da4 ma2
hemp (Cannabis sativa); cannabis; marijuana

大麻哈鱼 大麻哈魚 da4 ma2 ha3 yu2
see 大馬哈魚|大马哈鱼

大麻里 大麻里 da4 ma2 li3
Damali or Tamali township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan; same as Taimali 太麻里

大麻里乡 大麻里鄉 da4 ma2 li3 xiang1
Damali or Tamali township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan; same as Taimali 太麻里

大麻鳽 大麻鳽 da4 ma2 yan2
(bird species of China) Eurasian bittern (Botaurus stellaris)

德国麻疹 德國麻疹 de2 guo2 ma2 zhen3
German measles; rubella

发麻 發麻 fa1 ma2
to feel numb

箍麻 箍麻 gu1 ma2
to become numb (from being bound too tightly)

冠麻鸭 冠麻鴨 guan1 ma2 ya1
(bird species of China) crested shelduck (Tadorna cristata)

黑顶麻雀 黑頂麻雀 hei1 ding3 ma2 que4
(bird species of China) saxaul sparrow (Passer ammodendri)

黑漆麻花 黑漆麻花 hei1 qi1 ma2 hua1
pitch-dark; coal black

黑胸麻雀 黑胸麻雀 hei1 xiong1 ma2 que4
(bird species of China) Spanish sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)

胡麻 胡麻 hu2 ma2
sesame; (botany) flax; linseed

胡麻籽 胡麻籽 hu2 ma2 zi3
sesame seed

黄麻 黃麻 huang2 ma2
jute (Corchorus capsularis Linn.); plant fiber used for rope or sacks

家麻雀 家麻雀 jia1 ma2 que4
(bird species of China) house sparrow (Passer domesticus)

捡了芝麻丢了西瓜 撿了芝麻丟了西瓜 jian3 le5 zhi1 ma5 diu1 le5 xi1 gua1
to let go of the big prize while grabbing at trifles (idiom)

剑麻 劍麻 jian4 ma2
sisal hemp

蕉麻 蕉麻 jiao1 ma2
abaca; Manila hemp

解剖麻雀 解剖麻雀 jie3 pou1 ma2 que4
lit. to dissect a sparrow; fig. a preliminary test on a small sample

苴麻 苴麻 ju1 ma2
distinctively female hemp plant (Cannabis sativa)

局部麻醉 局部麻醉 ju2 bu4 ma2 zui4
local anesthetic

局部麻醉剂 局部麻醉劑 ju2 bu4 ma2 zui4 ji4
local anesthetic

局麻药 侷麻藥 ju2 ma2 yao4
local anesthetic

快刀断乱麻 快刀斷亂麻 kuai4 dao1 duan4 luan4 ma2
lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom); decisive action in a complex situation; cutting the Gordian knot

快刀斩乱麻 快刀斬亂麻 kuai4 dao1 zhan3 luan4 ma2
lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom); decisive action in a complex situation; cutting the Gordian knot

乱麻 亂麻 luan4 ma2
lit. tangled skein; in a tremendous muddle; confused

罗布麻 羅布麻 luo2 bu4 ma2
dogbane (Apocynum venetum), leaves used in TCM

麻麻亮 麻麻亮 ma1 ma5 liang4
(dialect) to begin to dawn; to be just getting light

麻瘢 麻瘢 ma2 ban1
pock mark

麻痹 麻痺 ma2 bi4
paralysis; palsy; numbness; to benumb; (fig.) to lull; negligent; apathetic

麻痹大意 麻痺大意 ma2 bi4 da4 yi4
unwary; negligent

麻布 麻布 ma2 bu4
sackcloth

麻缠 麻纏 ma2 chan2
to pester

麻城 麻城 ma2 cheng2
Macheng county level city in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈, Hubei

麻城市 麻城市 ma2 cheng2 shi4
Macheng county level city in Huanggang 黃岡|黄冈, Hubei

麻袋 麻袋 ma2 dai4
sack; burlap bag

麻豆 麻豆 ma2 dou4
Matou town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

麻豆 麻豆 ma2 dou4
(fashion) model (loanword)

麻豆镇 麻豆鎮 ma2 dou4 zhen4
Matou town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

麻烦 麻煩 ma2 fan5
inconvenient; troublesome; annoying; to trouble or bother sb; to put sb to trouble

麻疯 麻瘋 ma2 feng1
leprosy; also written 麻風|麻风

麻风 麻風 ma2 feng1
leprosy; Hansen's disease

麻风病 麻風病 ma2 feng1 bing4
leprosy; Hansen's disease

麻瓜 麻瓜 ma2 gua1
Muggles (Harry Potter)

麻花 麻花 ma2 hua1
fried dough twist (crisp snack food made by deep-frying plaited dough); worn out or worn smooth (of clothes)

麻花辫 麻花辮 ma2 hua1 bian4
braided pigtail

麻黄 麻黃 ma2 huang2
ephedra (genus Ephedra)

麻黄碱 麻黃鹼 ma2 huang2 jian3
ephedrine

麻黄素 麻黃素 ma2 huang2 su4
ephedrine

麻吉 麻吉 ma2 ji2
(slang) (Tw) close friend; best pal; to get along well; to be tight; congenial

麻江 麻江 ma2 jiang1
Majiang county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou

麻江县 麻江縣 ma2 jiang1 xian4
Majiang county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou

麻酱 麻醬 ma2 jiang4
sesame paste

麻将 麻將 ma2 jiang4
mahjong

麻将牌 麻將牌 ma2 jiang4 pai2
mahjong tile

麻茎 麻莖 ma2 jing1
hemp straw

麻辣 麻辣 ma2 la4
hot and numbing

麻辣烫 麻辣燙 ma2 la4 tang4
hot spicy soup (often sold in street stalls)

麻类 麻類 ma2 lei4
bast fiber

麻栎 麻櫟 ma2 li4
sawtooth oak; Quercus acutissima

麻栗坡 麻栗坡 ma2 li4 po1
Malipo county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州, Yunnan

麻栗坡县 麻栗坡縣 ma2 li4 po1 xian4
Malipo county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自治州, Yunnan

麻利 麻利 ma2 li5
swift; agile; efficient; quick-witted (colloquial)

麻力 麻力 ma2 li5
swift; agile; efficient; quick witted (colloquial); also written 麻利

麻俐 麻俐 ma2 li5
swift; agile; efficient; quick-witted (colloquial); also written 麻利

麻脸 麻臉 ma2 lian3
pockmarked face

麻木 麻木 ma2 mu4
numb; insensitive; apathetic

麻木不仁 麻木不仁 ma2 mu4 bu4 ren2
numbed; insensitive; apathetic; thick-skinned

麻婆豆腐 麻婆豆腐 ma2 po2 dou4 fu3
mapo tofu; stir-fried beancurd in chili sauce

麻雀 麻雀 ma2 que4
sparrow; (dialect) mahjong

麻雀虽小,五脏俱全 麻雀雖小,五臟俱全 ma2 que4 sui1 xiao3 - wu3 zang4 ju4 quan2
The sparrow may be small but all its vital organs are there (idiom).; small but complete in every detail

麻纱 麻紗 ma2 sha1
linen or cotton fabric

麻山 麻山 ma2 shan1
Mashan district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西, Heilongjiang

麻山区 麻山區 ma2 shan1 qu1
Mashan district of Jixi city 雞西|鸡西, Heilongjiang

麻生 麻生 ma2 sheng1
Asō (name); ASŌ Tarō (1940-), Japanese entrepreneur and LDP politician, prime minister 2008-2009

麻生太郎 麻生太郎 ma2 sheng1 tai4 lang2
ASŌ Tarō (1940-), Japanese entrepreneur and LDP politician, prime minister from 2008

麻省理工学院 麻省理工學院 ma2 sheng3 li3 gong1 xue2 yuan4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

麻糬 麻糬 ma2 shu3
(transliteration of Japanese "mochi") sticky rice balls; mochi

麻嗖嗖 麻嗖嗖 ma2 sou1 sou1
to feel cold and numb

麻絮 麻絮 ma2 xu4
hemp wadding

麻阳 麻陽 ma2 yang2
Mayang Miao autonomous county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化, Hunan

麻阳苗族自治县 麻陽苗族自治縣 ma2 yang2 miao2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Mayang Miao autonomous county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化, Hunan

麻阳县 麻陽縣 ma2 yang2 xian4
Mayang Miao autonomous county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化, Hunan

麻药 麻藥 ma2 yao4
anesthetic

麻衣 麻衣 ma2 yi1
hemp garment

麻油 麻油 ma2 you2
sesame oil

麻章 麻章 ma2 zhang1
Mazhang district of Zhanjiang city 湛江市, Guangdong

麻章区 麻章區 ma2 zhang1 qu1
Mazhang district of Zhanjiang city 湛江市, Guangdong

麻疹 麻疹 ma2 zhen3
measles

麻州 麻州 ma2 zhou1
abbr. for Massachusetts

麻子 麻子 ma2 zi5
pockmark

麻醉 麻醉 ma2 zui4
anesthesia; (fig.) to poison (sb's mind)

麻醉剂 麻醉劑 ma2 zui4 ji4
narcotic; anesthetic

麻醉师 麻醉師 ma2 zui4 shi1
anaesthetist

麻醉学 麻醉學 ma2 zui4 xue2
anesthetics

麻醉学者 麻醉學者 ma2 zui4 xue2 zhe3
anaesthesiologist

麻醉药 麻醉藥 ma2 zui4 yao4
anesthetic; narcotic; chloroform

麻醉药品 麻醉藥品 ma2 zui4 yao4 pin3
narcotic

麻醉状态 麻醉狀態 ma2 zui4 zhuang4 tai4
narcosis; narcotism; anesthesia; anesthesis

马麻 馬麻 ma3 ma2
mommy

密麻麻 密麻麻 mi4 ma2 ma2
see 密密麻麻|密密麻麻

密密麻麻 密密麻麻 mi4 mi5 ma2 ma2
numerous and close together; densely packed; thickly dotted; thick; dense

脑性麻痹 腦性麻痺 nao3 xing4 ma2 bi4
cerebral palsy; spasticity

彭麻麻 彭麻麻 peng2 ma2 ma2
Mommy Peng, nickname for Peng Liyuan 彭麗媛|彭丽媛

披麻戴孝 披麻戴孝 pi1 ma2 dai4 xiao4
to wear mourning clothes; to be in mourning; also written 披麻帶孝|披麻带孝

披麻带孝 披麻帶孝 pi1 ma2 dai4 xiao4
to wear mourning clothes; to be in mourning; also written 披麻戴孝

片麻岩 片麻岩 pian4 ma2 yan2
gneiss

荨麻 蕁麻 qian2 ma2
nettle; also pr.

翘鼻麻鸭 翹鼻麻鴨 qiao4 bi2 ma2 ya1
(bird species of China) common shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)

苘麻 苘麻 qing3 ma2
Indian mallow (Abutilon theophrasti); Indian hemp (cannabis)

曲麻莱 曲麻萊 qu3 ma2 lai2
Qumarleb county (Tibetan: chu dmar leb rdzong) in Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture 玉樹藏族自治州|玉树藏族自治州, Qinghai

曲麻莱县 曲麻萊縣 qu3 ma2 lai2 xian4
Qumarleb county (Tibetan: chu dmar leb rdzong) in Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture 玉樹藏族自治州|玉树藏族自治州, Qinghai

去氧麻黄碱 去氧麻黃鹼 qu4 yang3 ma2 huang2 jian3
methamphetamine

全麻 全麻 quan2 ma2
general anesthetic; abbr. for 全身麻醉

全身麻醉 全身麻醉 quan2 shen1 ma2 zui4
general anesthetic

惹麻烦 惹麻煩 re3 ma2 fan5
to create difficulties; to invite trouble; to be troublesome

肉麻 肉麻 rou4 ma2
sickening; corny; sappy; maudlin; fulsome (of praise)

杀人如麻 殺人如麻 sha1 ren2 ru2 ma2
to kill people like scything flax (idiom); human life as grass; a politician acting with total disregard for the life of his countrymen

山麻雀 山麻雀 shan1 ma2 que4
(bird species of China) russet sparrow (Passer rutilans)

蛇麻草 蛇麻草 she2 ma2 cao3
hop (Humulus lupulus), climbing plant whose flower cones are used in brewing beer

使麻痹 使麻痺 shi3 ma2 bi4
to paralyze

树麻雀 樹麻雀 shu4 ma2 que4
(bird species of China) Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus)

四氢大麻酚 四氫大麻酚 si4 qing1 da4 ma2 fen1
Tetrahydrocannabinol, THC

酥麻 酥麻 su1 ma2
limp and numb (of limbs)

太麻里 太麻里 tai4 ma2 li3
Taimali township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan

太麻里乡 太麻里鄉 tai4 ma2 li3 xiang1
Taimali township in Taitung county 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan

天麻 天麻 tian1 ma2
Gastrodia elata (botany)

添麻烦 添麻煩 tian1 ma2 fan5
to cause trouble for sb; to inconvenience

脱氧麻黄碱 脫氧麻黃鹼 tuo1 yang3 ma2 huang2 jian3
methamphetamine

小儿麻痹 小兒麻痺 xiao3 er2 ma2 bi4
polio (poliomyelitis)

小儿麻痹病毒 小兒麻痺病毒 xiao3 er2 ma2 bi4 bing4 du2
poliovirus

小儿麻痹症 小兒麻痺症 xiao3 er2 ma2 bi4 zheng4
poliomyelitis; infantile paralysis

心乱如麻 心亂如麻 xin1 luan4 ru2 ma2
one's thoughts in a whirl (idiom); confused; disconcerted; upset

荨麻疹 蕁麻疹 xun2 ma2 zhen3
urticaria; nettle rash; hives

亚麻 亞麻 ya4 ma2
flax

亚麻布 亞麻布 ya4 ma2 bu4
linen

亚麻酸 亞麻酸 ya4 ma2 suan1
linolenic acid

亚麻子 亞麻子 ya4 ma2 zi3
linseed

亚麻籽 亞麻籽 ya4 ma2 zi3
linseed

异株荨麻 異株蕁麻 yi4 zhu1 qian2 ma2
common nettle (Urtica dioica)

找麻烦 找麻煩 zhao3 ma2 fan5
to look for trouble

针刺麻醉 針刺麻醉 zhen1 ci4 ma2 zui4
acupuncture anesthesia

针麻 針麻 zhen1 ma2
acupuncture anesthesia

震颤麻痹 震顫麻痺 zhen4 chan4 ma2 bi4
palsy; trembling paralysis; used for Parkinson's disease 帕金森病

芝麻 芝麻 zhi1 ma5
sesame (seed)

脂麻 脂麻 zhi1 ma5
variant of 芝麻

芝麻包 芝麻包 zhi1 ma5 bao1
sesame bun

芝麻饼 芝麻餅 zhi1 ma5 bing3
sesame biscuit

芝麻官 芝麻官 zhi1 ma5 guan1
low ranking official; petty bureaucrat

芝麻酱 芝麻醬 zhi1 ma5 jiang4
sesame paste

芝麻绿豆 芝麻綠豆 zhi1 ma5 lv4 dou4
trivial; minute (size)

芝麻小事 芝麻小事 zhi1 ma5 xiao3 shi4
trivial matter; trifle

芝麻油 芝麻油 zhi1 ma5 you2
sesame oil

种麻 種麻 zhong3 ma2
distinctively female hemp plant (Cannabis sativa)

主麻 主麻 zhu3 ma2
jummah or Friday, when Muslims gather to attend prayers (loanword from Arabic)

苎麻 苧麻 zhu4 ma2
rush (tall grass); bulrush; Boehmeria; ramie

自找麻烦 自找麻煩 zi4 zhao3 ma2 fan5
to ask for trouble; to invite difficulties