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English Definitionnorth; north side; northern part; to the north of
Simplified Script北边
Traditional Script北邊
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄟˇ ㄅㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bak1bin1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
běinorth; to be defeated (classical)
biānside; edge; margin; border; boundary; hem; simultaneously

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Words With Same Head Word    
北京běijīngBeijing, capital of People's Republic of China; Peking; PRC government
北方běifāngnorth; the northern part a country; China north of the Yellow River
北部běibùnorthern part
北面běimiànnorthern side; north
北极běijíthe North Pole; the Arctic Pole; the north magnetic pole
Words With Same Tail Word    
旁边pángbiānlateral; side; to the side; beside
西边xībiānwest; west side; western part; to the west of
身边shēnbiānat one's side; on hand
一边yībiānone side; either side; on the one hand; on the other hand; doing while
这边zhèbiānthis side; here
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