Meaning of 匹

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Pictographic: A roll of cloth
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: mate; one of a pair
  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: classifier for horses, mules etc; Taiwan pr. [pi1]; ordinary person; classifier for cloth: bolt; horsepower
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    Example Words:
    匹配 pèi to mate or marry; to match; matching; compatible
    马匹 horse
    布匹 cloth (by the yard)
    单枪匹马 dān qiāng lit. single spear and horse (idiom); fig. single-handed; unaccompanied
    匹夫 ordinary man; ignorant person; coarse fellow
    More: 匹* | *匹 | *匹*
Example Sentences
Why, I' ll bet you Ma is still so excited about the new horse that she' ll never even realize we' re home again till She sits down to supper tonight and sees Boyd.
All of them gave up the attempt in despair. Just then, a man with several camels appeared.
"The agent was also to smoke one of the cigarettes and would take one of the real aspirins from the tube," said the MI5 report.
I'm convinced that horse will win.
"I'll buy a new dress, and when I go to the ball, all the young men will dance with me! "As she spoke she tossed her head back.