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English Definitionplain; informal; suitable; convenient; opportune; to urinate or defecate; equivalent to : then; in that case; even if; soon afterwards
See alsopián see 便宜
Simplified Script便
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bin6
Part of Speech(名) noun, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate,Advanced

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Words With Same Head Word    
便条biàntiáo(informal) note
便利biànlìconvenient; easy; to facilitate
便于biànyúeasy to; convenient for
便道biàndàopavement; sidewalk; shortcut; makeshift road
便捷biànjiéconvenient and fast
Words With Same Tail Word    
方便fāngbiànconvenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet
随便suíbiànas one wishes; as one pleases; as you please; feel free; at random; negligent; casual; wanton
顺便shùnbiànconveniently; in passing; without much extra effort
以便yǐbiànso that; so as to; in order to
大便dàbiànto defecate; excrement; feces
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