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ㄅㄟ ˋ

bèi

sea shell

貝 is a 7 stroke, traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as bèi in the fourth tone.

In simplified Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (eye) and (eight).

  • ㄅㄟ ˋ

    bèi

    sea shell

    • ㄇㄨ ˋ

      eye

    • ㄅㄚ

      eight

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You walk down the beach and with you EYE you spot EIGHT sea shells. How curious! You walk over and you pick them up. Count them out loud as you do.
by DIEnosaurKyo

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 貝

Definitions for 貝 pronounced as bèi

  • surname Bei
  • cowrie
  • shellfish
  • currency (archaic)

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