adj. tingling, numb; (of food) producing a burning sensation to the taste; (of sth's surface) course, rough
Other meanings
[má]   n. hemp, flax (or other natural materials for textiles); fiber of hemp or flax, etc.
[má]   radical. hemp
[mā]   adj. (dialect) starting to get dark, becoming light
[má]   char. pockmarks; pitted, spotted; sesame
广    wide (for )
    hemp (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
má pó dòu fu
phr. hot and pepper bean curd
má là tàng
n. name of a dish which is both hot and spicy, tingling spicy hot pot
má là
adj. hot and numbing, spicy
fā má
v. feel numb
má yào
n. anaesthetic
shǒu má
phr. hand numbness
zhōu qī xìng má bì
nphr. (Med.) periodic paralyses
shóu jiǎo má mù
phr. (Med.) feel numb in one's hands and feet
tóu pí fā má
phr. to feel numb in one's scalp
yìng mó wài má zuì shù
phr. epidural anesthesia