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Main
English Definitionquilt; by; (indicates passive-voice clauses); (literary) to cover; to meet with
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbèi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄅㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bei6
Part of Speech(介) preposition
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
被子bèiziquilt
被动bèidòngpassive
被迫bèipòto be compelled; to be forced
被告bèigàodefendant
被捕bèibǔto be arrested; under arrest
Words With Same Tail Word    
棉被miánbèicomforter; quilt
包被bāobèiperidium (envelope or coat of fungi, e.g. puffballs)
垫被diànbèimattress
植被zhíbèivegetation; plant cover
花被huābèiperianth (common term for calyx and corolla); border and protecting envelope of a flower
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