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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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Gù zuǒ yòu ér yán tā [gu zuo you er yan ta]
look at left and right sides but then talk him
Looking both ways and changing the subject
Avoiding talking about something; taking a long digression
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