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毛毛雨

drizzle

Character Composition


Characters

Pinyin

mao2mao5yu3 máomaoyǔ

Meaning


Primary

drizzle

Alternatives

light rain, sprinkling, drizzling, sprinkle

Mnemonic


A light 雨 drizzle of 雨 rain is almost like 毛 fur falling from the sky. During a 毛毛雨 drizzle, exactly half of the 毛 fur-like 雨 rain will hit the ground in complete [5] silence.

Usage


正 在 下 毛毛雨。

It is currently drizzling.

我 喜歡 夏天 的 毛毛雨。

I like the drizzling rain of summer.