pǐ bolt of cloth; classifier for horses; be equal to

Made up of [ fāng basket radical 22]
Number of strokes 4

Related characters


Using fāng : fěi (bandit)

Sounds same

Different tone

pí (hops)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

单枪匹马 dān qiāng pǐ mǎ Taking on the offensive on your own

jiǎn scissors; shears; clippers

Made up of [ qián front; forward; ahead, dāo knife]

Origin

The 'qian' is a rough phonetic while 'knife' underneath suggests cutting
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