Meaning of 傍

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Pinyin: bàng
English Definition: near; approaching; to depend on; (slang) to have an intimate relationship with sb; Taiwan pr. [pang2], [bang1], [bang4]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone by your side ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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Example Words
傍晚 bàng wǎn in the evening; when night falls; towards evening; at night fall; at dusk
依傍 bàng to rely on; to depend on; to imitate (a model); to base a work (on some model)
依山傍水 shān bàng shuǐ mountains on one side and water on the other
傍午 bàng towards noon; around midday
傍亮 bàng liàng dawn; daybreak
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Example Sentences
And it could even be hangers on, you know.
See? Another sugar daddy. This is life. It happens in the TV show and our life. Don't be cynical, ok?
This quasar was the only one without a known host galaxy.
In practice, having cash sitting around is tempting.
They can all become part of the leader's repertoire.