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mài
v. sell; betray (one's country or friends); spare no effort; show off; make a living by one's skill
    ten (for )
    shell (for )
'卖' is part of the following simplified words:
 椟 渎 牍 犊 窦 续 读 赎 黩
'卖' is part of the following traditional words:
 櫝 瀆 牘 犢 竇 續 讀 贖 黷

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
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zhè gè zěn me mài ?
phr. How much is this?
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yǒu dì tú mài ma ?
phr. Is there a map to sell?
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wáng pó mài guā -- zì mài zì kuā
phr. Wangpo sells melon--to sing one's own praises
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mài huǒ chái de xiáo nǚ háir
phr. The little match girl (who sells matches).
chū mài
v. sell; (fig.) betray
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wèi le huán zhài, tā bǎ zì jǐ shōu cáng duō nián de fěi cuì mài le .
phr. He sold the emerald which had been kept for years to repay his debt.
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tā de shū méi yǒu yì diǎn yì si, mài de háo zhǔ yào shì yīn wèi chǎo zuò .
phr. His book was not interesting at all. Its good sales were all down to hype.
mài mìng
v. work oneself to death for somebody, work like a dog
mài nòng
v. show off, parade
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wǒ bú huì wèi yì tiān shí měi yuán qù mài mìng de
phr. I am not going to sweat my guts out for only ten dollars a day.
pāi mài
v. to sell something at auction; to sell off goods at reduced prices, sale
mài guó
v. betray one's country
zhuān mài diàn
n. specialty store
shuǎi mài
v. sell at a reduced price
jiào wài mài
phr. call delivery service (usually of food)
mài ròu
phr. to sell meat
mài bǔ
v. to practice fortune-telling for a living
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xiāng jiāo zěn me mài ?
phr. How much are the bananas?
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mài dōng xi
phr. sell things
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wǒ men tōng tōng mài wán le .
phr. We've completely sold out.
mài guāng le
phr. (the goods, products, commodities, etc.) has been sold out.
pàn mài
phr. to betray, to sell out
mài chūn
v. to sell sex, to engage in prostitution