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
The temperature starts to drop in the evening.
At dusk, the scenery becomes unpredictable and spectacular.
There is a warm sunshine scent in the air at dusk.
At sunset, the sea is dyed golden, making it breathtakingly beautiful.
At dusk, people are hurrying back and forth on the streets, and car horns can be heard in the distance.