Meaning of 帮

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(Trad.: 幫)
Pinyin: bāng
English Definition: to help; to assist; to support; for sb (i.e. as a help); hired (as worker); side (of pail, boat etc); outer layer; upper (of a shoe); group; gang; clique; party; secret society
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: A nation's flag ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ bāng ] country, nation, state
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words:
帮助 [ bāng zhù ]: assistance; aid; to help; to assist
帮忙 [ bāng máng ]: to help; to lend a hand; to do a favor; to do a good turn
瘸帮 [ qué bāng ]: Crips (gang)
血帮 [ xuè bāng ]: Bloods, street gang in USA
四人帮 [ rén bāng ]: Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青 , Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋 , Yao Wenyuan 姚文元 , Wang Hongwen 王洪文 , who served as scapegoats for the excesses of the cultural revolution
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