1. noun mother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 慈母多敗兒 'a mother who lavishes too much love on her children spoils them', from Han Feizi's Xian Xue (CC-CEDICT '母'; DCP 'C222'; Guoyu '母' n 3; Kroll 2015 '母' 1, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 1, p. 518)
  2. radical Kangxi radical 80
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. adjective female
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature
    Notes: Used to describe the sex of female animals; for example, 母牛 'cow' (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '母' 2, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 3, p. 518)
  4. noun female elders; older female relatives
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 姑母 'aunt' (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' n 1; Kroll 2015 '母' 1a, p. 315; Unihan '母'; XHZD '母' 2, p. 518)
  5. noun parent; source; origin
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 根源 (CC-CEDICT '母'; Guoyu '母' n 4; Kroll 2015 '母' 5, p. 315; XHZD '母' 4, p. 518)
  6. noun all women
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 1b, p. 315)
  7. verb to foster; to nurture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 3, p. 315)
  8. noun a large proportion of currency
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 4, p. 315)
  9. noun investment capital
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '母' 4a, p. 315)
  10. noun mother; maternal deity
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: mātṛ, or: mātā, Tibetan: ma (BCSD '母', p. 695; Mahāvyutpatti 'mātā (mātṛ)'; MW 'mātṛ'; SH '母' 1, p. 193)

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  • Scroll 8 Protection of the Ruler of the State Dharani Sutra (Shouhu Guo Jie Zhu Tuoluoni Jing) 守護國界主陀羅尼經 — count: 121
  • Scroll 7 Bhadrakalpikasūtra (Xian Jie Jing) 賢劫經 — count: 99
  • Scroll 49 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 87
  • Scroll 1 Mahārakṣāmantrānusāriṇīsūtra (Fo Shuo Da Hu Ming Da Tuoluoni Jing) 佛說大護明大陀羅尼經 — count: 83
  • Scroll 1 Za Baozang Jing 雜寶藏經 — count: 80
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 78
  • Scroll 8 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 74
  • Scroll 7 Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 佛本行集經 — count: 74
  • Scroll 11 Mūlasarvāstivādavinayakṣudrakavastu (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye Za Shi) 根本說一切有部毘奈耶雜事 — count: 73
  • Scroll 56 Mahāratnakūṭasūtra (The Great Treasures Collection Sūtra) 大寶積經 — count: 73 , has English translation

Collocations

  • 母胎 (母胎) 毗婆尸菩薩從兜率天降神母胎 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 58
  • 火母 (火母) 事火編髮梵志取燥火鑽火母 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 16 — count: 17
  • 入母 (入母) 始入母胎時 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 13
  • 母腹 (母腹) 入於母腹住胎藏中 — Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 七佛經, Scroll 1 — count: 12
  • 住母 (住母) 菩薩住母胎 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 11
  • 从父母 (從父母) 從父母生 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 11
  • 小母 (小母) 其大母子語小母言 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 10
  • 母生 (母生) 從父母生 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 10
  • 降神母 (降神母) 毗婆尸菩薩從兜率天降神母胎 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 7
  • 母字 (母字) 母字槃頭末陀 — Sutra on the Names of the Fathers and Mothers of the Seven Buddhas (Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing) 七佛父母姓字經, Scroll 1 — count: 7