Meaning of 卑

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Pinyin: bēi
English Definition: low; base; vulgar; inferior; humble
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A hand (altered) holding an empty shell (altered)
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
    • [ shí ] ten, tenth; complete; perfect
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Example Words
自卑 bēi to have low self-esteem; to abase oneself
卑鄙 bēi base; mean; contemptible; despicable
卑劣 bēi liè base; mean; despicable
鲜卑 xiān bēi Xianbei or Xianbi, group of northern nomadic peoples
卑微 bēi wēi lowly; humble
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