pín poor; inadequate; deficient

Made up of [ fēn divide; part , bèi shell; precious; cowrie shell radical 154]
Alternative traditional form of character:


Combination of 'divide' and 'precious' gives idea of poverty
Number of strokes 8

Related characters

Using fēn : fèn (portion) fēn (numerous) pàn (to hope for) pén (basin) bàn (to act)
Using bèi : guì (precious) zhēn (chaste) tiē (to stick) shǎng (to hand down)

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