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ㄅㄧ ˇ


笔 is a 10 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as in the third tone.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (bamboo) and (fur).

  • ㄅㄧ ˇ


    • ㄓㄨ ˊ



    • ㄇㄠ ˊ



2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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A stick of bamboo and some hair makes a pen.
by Chris

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Ancient calligraphy <pen>s [be] made of a stick of BAMBOO with a bit of FUR attached at the end, which you dunk *down and up* in ink.
by vms5q

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We found 1 pronunciation for 笔

Definitions for 笔 pronounced as bǐ

  • pen
  • pencil
  • writing brush
  • to write or compose
  • the strokes of Chinese characters
  • classifier for sums of money, deals
  • CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]


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