bēi cup

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, no; not; not ]

Note

Wood suggests a wooden vessel, 'bu' used to suggest phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: bǎn (board) běn (root) cài (vegetable) cǎi (color) chá (tea) chuáng (bed) gān (pole) guǒ (fruit) jī (machine) jìn (to prohibit) jìn (to prohibit) jú (tangerine) kē (of plants) lái (arrive) lǐ (plum) lí (pear) lín (forest) lóu (multi-story building) qí (board game) qín (Qin) qīn (parent) shù (method) shù (tree) song (Song) tiáo (strip) wèi (not yet) xián (to stay idle) xiāng (each other) xiào (school) yǐ (chair) zhí (to plant) zhī (branch) zhuō (table)
Also uses component: hái (still)

Different tone

běi (north) bèi (shell)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

杯水车薪 bēi shuǐ chē xīn Not putting in enough effort to solve a problem

Phrases

wǒ mén yào liǎng bēi kā fēi We want two cups of coffee
绿 wǒ mén hē le sì bēi lù chá We have drunk four cups of green tea

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