bàn to act; to dress up

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

Related characters


Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) jì (skill) lā (to pull) qiú (to beat) tuī (to push) wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses fēn component: 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

Shǔ cùn guāng [shu mu cun guang]
mouse eye inch bright
A mouse's vision is only one inch long
Looking ahead for only a short time. Only planning for the immediate future.
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