Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄏㄠˊ ㄇㄠˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): háo máo
Cantonese (Jyutping): hou4 mou4
  1. fine hair (on the body); down

  2. (often used figuratively as in 動毫毛〔动毫毛〕[dong4 hao2 mao2] "to harm sb in the slightest way")

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Chinese characters used in this word

fine hair, brush, not at all, measure of length
Mandarin: ㄏㄠˊ (háo)
Cantonese: hou4
Japanese: ゴウ (gou)、 コウ (kou) / ごう.も (goumo)、 すこし (sukoshi)
Korean: 호 (ho)
Vietnamese: hào

fur, hair, feather, down, feathers, coarse
Mandarin: ㄇㄠˊ (máo), ㄇㄠˋ (mào)
Cantonese: mou4
Japanese: モウ (mou)、 ボウ (bou) / け (ke)
Korean: 모 (mo)
Vietnamese: mao, mô