Meaning of 扮

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Pinyin: bàn
English Definition: to disguise oneself as; to dress up; to play (a role); to put on (an expression)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ fēn ] to divide, to allocate; fraction; small unit of time or other quantity
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Example Words
扮演 bàn yǎn to play the role of; to act
装扮 zhuāng bàn to decorate; to adorn; to dress up; to disguise oneself
扮相 bàn xiàng stage costume
假扮 jiǎ bàn to impersonate; to act the part of sb; to disguise oneself as sb else
扮酷 bàn to act cool
More: 扮* | *扮 | *扮*
Example Sentences
She dressed up very nicely today.
I think dressing well can boost confidence.
Trees play an important role in the forest.
She played a slightly important role in the company.
He dressed neatly and looked clean and energetic.