Meaning of 搬

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Pinyin: bān
English Definition: to move (i.e. relocate oneself); to move (sth relatively heavy or bulky); to shift; to copy indiscriminately
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
搬迁 bān qiān to move; to relocate; removal
搬家 bān jiā to move house; removal
照搬 zhào bān to copy; to imitate
搬运 bān yùn freight; transport; portage; to transport; to carry
搬用 bān yòng to apply mechanically; to copy and use
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Example Sentences
I will ask my friends for help with moving.
The stairs are too heavy, I will help you move them.
He helped me move the books into the room.
Now is the best time to move out of the house.
We moved to the suburb where it's very quiet.