bǎi hundred; 100

Made up of [ bái bright; clear radical 106, one radical 1]

Note

'bai' - bright gives phonetic while '1' on top suggests a number
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using bái : pà (to be afraid) quán (spring) de (of)
Using : bǐng (third in order) chǒu (shameful) dé (virtue) huò (maybe) lì (beautiful) qiě (and) shì (life) yǔ (to give) zhèng (correct) bù (no; not) dàn (dawn)

Different tone

bái (bright)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 百
Stroke order for character 百, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

百闻不如一见 bǎi wén bù rú yí jiàn Delighted to meet you
百折不挠 bǎi zhé bù náo Persistence pays off in the end
海纳百川 hǎi nà bǎi chuān We all shared a common destiny
漏洞百出 lòu dòng bǎi chū Full of mistakes and errors
杀一儆百 shā yī jǐng bǎi To warn many people by punishing a few. Making example punishments
十年树木,百年树人 shí nián shù mù, bǎi nián shù rén Studying may be slow and arduous but is worth it

Phrases

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