bǐ spoon; ladle


Similar looking characters : qī (seven)
Made with 2 strokes.
Picture of a ladle or spoon

Sounds same

bǐ (pen)

Different tone

bì (certainly)

Radical

Index 21 used in: běi (north) ; cǐ (this) ; huà (to make into) ; huá (splendid) ; huā (flower) ; lǎo (venerable) ; ne (and you?) ; néng (to be able to) ; sǐ (die) ; tā (it)

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Proverbs

图穷匕见 tú qióng bǐ xiàn A secret plan is revealed, a conspiracy unmasked. The story is of an assassination attempt on the King of Qin back in the Warring States Period. Pretending to cede territory Prince Dan concealed a dagger in a scrolled up map.