Meaning of 培

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Pinyin: péi
English Definition: to bank up with earth; to cultivate (lit. or fig.); to train (people)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ pǒu ] to spit out
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Example Words
培养 péi yǎng to cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
培训 péi xùn to cultivate; to train; to groom; training
培育 péi to train; to breed
培训班 péi xùn bān training class
栽培 zāi péi to grow; to cultivate; to train; to educate; to patronize
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Example Sentences
True love needs to be nurtured.
We need to receive some training.
The apples here are organically grown.
The Ministry of Education is committed to cultivating high-quality talents.
Nurturing confidence requires persistent effort.