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English Definitiondecibel
Simplified Script分贝
Traditional Script分貝
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄣ ㄅㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fan1bui3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
fēnto divide; to separate; to distribute; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute; a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
bèicowrie; shellfish; currency (archaic); (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
分析fēnxīto analyze; analysis
分别fēnbiéto part or leave each other; to distinguish; difference; in different ways; differently; separately or individually
分配fēnpèito distribute; to assign; to allocate; to partition (a hard drive)
分裂fēnlièto split up; to divide; to break up; fission; schism
Words With Same Tail Word    
宝贝bǎobèitreasured object; treasure; darling; baby; cowry; good-for-nothing or queer character
丹贝dānbèisee 天贝
干贝gānbèiconpoy; dried scallop
仙贝xiānbèirice cracker
吉贝jíbèikapok (Ceiba pentandra)
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