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便
Pronunciation
Mandarin biàn, pián
Cantonese (Jyutping)bin6, pin4
Japanese Kuntayori, sunawachi
Japanese Onben, bin
Korean (Hangul)변, 편
Korean (Yale)phyen, pyen
Vietnamesetiện
Meaning
Definition convenience, ease; expedient
Character Rank
Traditional328
Simplified208
常用字表271
Hong Kong Grade Level1
Common Words With This Character  
方便fāngbiànconvenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet
便宜piányicheap; inexpensive; small advantages; to let somebody off lightly
随便suíbiànas one wishes; as one pleases; at random; negligent; casual; wanton
便条biàntiáo(informal) note
顺便shùnbiànconveniently; in passing; without much extra effort
以便yǐbiànso that; so as to; in order to
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Computer Encoding
Unicode U+4FBF
Big 5AB4B
GB2312B1E3
Input Method Codes
Cangjieomlk
Four Corner2124.6
WuBiwgjq
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