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ㄆㄛ ˋ


破 is a 10 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the fourth tone.

It is made up of the components (stone) and (skin/fur).

  • ㄆㄛ ˋ


    • ˊ



    • ㄆㄧ ˊ


3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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John says people used to use <broken> STONEs to cut hip[po, o]x, and lion SKIN.
by vms5q

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damaged skin is usually hard as stone
by janek205

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skin will be damaged when touch stone
by longndtam

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We found 1 pronunciation for 破

Definitions for 破 pronounced as pò

  • broken
  • damaged
  • worn out
  • lousy
  • rotten
  • to break, split or cleave
  • to get rid of
  • to destroy
  • to break with
  • to defeat
  • to capture (a city etc)
  • to expose the truth of


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