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English Definitiongrade (i.e. quality); rank
Simplified Script品第
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄣˇ ㄉㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ban2dai6
Word Decomposition
pǐnarticle; commodity; product; goods; kind; grade; rank; character; disposition; nature; temperament; variety; to taste something; to sample; to criticize; to comment; to judge; to size up
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc); order; (old) rank in the imperial examinations; mansion; (lit.) but; just

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
品种pǐnzhǒngbreed; variety
品质pǐnzhìcharacter; intrinsic quality (of a person); quality (of a product or service, or as in "quality of life", "air quality" etc)
品德pǐndémoral character
品味pǐnwèito sample; to taste; to appreciate; one's taste (i.e. in music, literature, fashion, food and drink etc); good taste
品尝pǐnchángto taste a small amount; to sample
Words With Same Tail Word    
上第shàngdìtop notch; highest quality
不第bùdìto fail the civil service examination (in imperial China)
及第jídìto pass an imperial examination
宅第zháidìresidence; mansion
居第jūdìhousing; high class residence
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