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Chinese character 北 ( běi ) calligraphy
pinyin
běi
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meaning
běi : (noun) north
dictionary
笔顺
Stroke order
Stroke order of chinese character 北
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Etymology
The first meaning was "back" (two persons standing back to back). The current meaning "north" comes as a result of phonetic loan.
部首
Radical
匕 (bǐ) spoon
常用词语
Frequently-used words or phrases
北边běi biān (n.) location to the north
北方běi fāng north / the northern part a country / China north of the Yellow River
北极běi jí the North Pole / the Arctic Pole / the north magnetic pole
北京běi jīng Beijing (capital of People's Republic of China)
北美běi měi North America
北面běi miàn northern side / north

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