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English Definitionpen; pencil; writing brush; to write or compose; the strokes of Chinese characters; measure word for sums of money, deals
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bat1
Part of Speech(名) noun, (量) measure word
Measure Words,
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Words With Same Head Word    
笔记bǐjìto take down (in writing); notes; a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches
笔试bǐshìwritten examination
笔记本bǐjì běnnotebook (stationery); notebook (computing)
笔画bǐhuàstrokes of a Chinese character
笔直bǐzhíperfectly straight; straight as a ramrod; bolt upright
Words With Same Tail Word    
铅笔qiānbǐ(lead) pencil
钢笔gāngbǐfountain pen
毛笔máobǐwriting brush
圆珠笔yuánzhū bǐballpoint pen
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