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v. grind, polish, sharpen; rub; obliterate; dawdle; wear down; pester, badger
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Other meanings
[mò]   n./v. millstone; to grind, to mill; to turn round
'磨' is part of the following simplified words:
 耱 蘑
'磨' is part of the following traditional words:
 耱 蘑

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
dāo dùn le, yào mó yì mó le .
phr. The knife is blunt and needs sharpening.
nài mó
adj. anti-friction, wear-proof
zhé mó
v. torture, cause mental or physical suffering
xiāo mó
v. wear down, fritter away
dǎ mó
v. polish, grind
nài mó de xié
nphr. wear-resisting shoes
mó miè
v. (literary) efface; obliterate
bié lǎo mó rén
phr. Stop bothering/nagging me all the time!
mó dāo
phr. sharpen a knife
mó yá
v. grind one's teeth (in sleep); (dialect) argue pointless, indulge in idle talk
ruǎn mó yìng pào
idiom. to use polite begging and stubborn pestering by turns -- to tiresomely pursue something