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Meaning of 拍

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Total strokes: 8; Radical: ; Structure: 扌 + 白
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Pinyin: pāi
English Definition: to pat; to clap; to slap; to swat; to take (a photo); to shoot (a film); racket (sports); beat (music)
Chinese Definition:
①用手掌打:拍击。拍掌。拍抚。拍案叫绝。
②浪涛冲击:拍岸。
③拍打东西的用具:拍子(亦是计算乐音长短的单位)。
④乐曲的节奏:拍节。
⑤摄影:拍摄。拍照。拍片子。
⑥发出:拍发。拍电报。
⑦阿谀,巴结:拍马屁。吹吹拍拍。

Example Words:
拍摄 [ pāi shè ]: to film; to shoot (a picture)
拍子 [ pāi zi ]: beat (music); paddle-shaped object (flyswatter etc); racket (sports)
拍打 [ pāi da ]: to pat; to slap; (of a bird) to flap (one's wings)
一个巴掌拍不响 [ ge zhǎng pāi xiǎng ]: lit. one palm alone cannot clap (proverb); fig. it takes two persons to start a dispute; it takes two to tango; it's difficult to achieve anything without support
一拍两散 [ pāi liǎng sàn ]: (of marriage or business partners) to break up (idiom); to separate
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