bàn to act; to dress up

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, fēn divide; part ]
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using shǒu : wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find) gǎo (to do) bào (to announce) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) jì (skill) dān (to undertake)
Using fēn : fèn (portion) fēn (numerous) pàn (to hope for) pén (basin) pín (poor)

Sounds same

bàn (half)

Different tone

bǎn (board) bǎn (a register)

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Pronunciation

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Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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Han Dynasty

Han Dynasty

History

After the trauma of the Qin dynasty it was the succeeding Han dynasty that established China as a stable nation. Many Imperial institutions inaugurated at this time lasted for the next two thousand years. Together with the Tang and Ming it is considered one of the great periods of Chinese history.
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