Meaning of 枚

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Pinyin: méi
English Definition: classifier for coins, rings, badges, pearls, sporting medals, rockets, satellites etc; tree trunk; whip; wooden peg, used as a gag for marching soldiers (old)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words
不胜枚举 shèng méi too numerous to mention individually or one by one
枚举 méi to enumerate
猜枚 cāi méi drinking game where one has to guess the number of small objects in the other player's closed hand
袁枚 yuán méi Yuan Mei (1716-1798), famous Qing poet and critic, one of Three great poets of the Qianlong era 乾嘉三大家
马工枚速 gōng méi Sima Xiangru is meticulous and Mei Gao is fast (idiom); to each his good points
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Example Sentences
He received a silver medal.
I hope this jade will bring you good luck.
My mother gave me a gold coin as a birthday gift.
We presented him with a medal for his outstanding performance.
I bought a ring as a gift at this jewelry store.