How do I Say and Write
"Mouse" in Chinese?

Earth Fluent >> Chinese >> Nouns - Animals, Part 20 >> Mouse

How do I Say "Mouse" in Chinese?

Click to Hear how to Say "Mouse" in Chinese

How do I Write "Mouse" in Chinese?

"Mouse" in Chinese : 老鼠

Test Your Pronunciation

    

老鼠

Definitions

Pronunciation : Mouse (mous)
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [OE. mous, mus, AS. mus, pl. mys; akin to D. muis, G. maus, OHG. & Icel. mus, Dan. muus, Sw. mus, Russ. muishe, L. mus, Gr. my^s, Skr. mush mouse, mush to steal. *277. Cf. Muscle, Musk.]
Definition : 1. (Zoöl.)

Defn: Any one of numerous species of small rodents belonging to the genus Mus and various related genera of the family Muridæ. The common house mouse (Mus musculus) is found in nearly all countries. The American white-footed, or deer, mouse (Hesperomys leucopus) sometimes lives in houses. See Dormouse, Meadow mouse, under Meadow, and Harvest mouse, under Harvest.

2. (Naut.) (a) A knob made on a rope with spun yarn or parceling to prevent a running eye from slipping. (b) Same as 2d Mousing, 2.

3. A familiar term of endearment. Shak.

4. A dark-colored swelling caused by a blow. [Slang]

5. A match used in firing guns or blasting. Field mouse, Flying mouse, etc. See under Field, Flying, etc. -- Mouse bird (Zoöl.), a coly. -- Mouse deer (Zoöl.), a chevrotain, as the kanchil. -- Mouse galago (Zoöl.), a very small West American galago (Galago murinus). In color and size it resembles a mouse. It has a bushy tail like that of a squirrel. -- Mouse hawk. (Zoöl.) (a) A hawk that devours mice. (b) The hawk owl; -- called also mouse owl. -- Mouse lemur (Zoöl.), any one of several species of very small lemurs of the genus Chirogaleus, found in Madagascar. -- Mouse piece (Cookery), the piece of beef cut from the part next below the round or from the lower part of the latter; -- called also mouse buttock.

pl. Mice (mis).
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mouse
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To watch for and catch mice.

2. To watch for or pursue anything in a sly manner; to pry about, on the lookout for something.

i. [imp. & p. p. Moused; p. pr. & vb. n. Mousing.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mouse
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To tear, as a cat devours a mouse. [Obs.] "[Death] mousing the flesh of men." Shak.

2. (Naut.)

Defn: To furnish with a mouse; to secure by means of a mousing. See Mouse, n., 2.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Images

Lesson

Take the Chinese-Speaking Lesson for Mouse Now!
4 Questions
Words Covered : Mouse, Seahorse, Seal, Tiger.

Quiz

Take the Chinese-Speaking Quiz for Mouse Now!
4 Questions
Words Covered : Mouse, Seahorse, Seal, Tiger.

Learning Navigation

<< Last Word in Lesson
This is the first lesson.
Current Word in Lesson
Mouse
Next Word in Lesson >>
Your Overall Progress

Chronology

May 02, 2017 05:54:34 :
Mouse -- Added to http://www.earthfluent.com.

Share

Permalink for Sharing :

Comments

Login to Comment

0 Likes
0 Dislikes

No comments so far. You can be the first!

Home|About|Contact|Search