Meaning of 棒

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Pinyin: bàng
English Definition: stick; club; cudgel; smart; capable; strong; wonderful; classifier for legs of a relay race
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ fèng ] to offer, to respect, to server; to receive
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Example Words
棒球 bàng qiú baseball; Classifiers:
棍棒 gùn bàng club; staff; stick
棒槌 bàng chuí wooden club (used to beat clothes in washing)
接力棒 jiē bàng relay baton; (fig.) responsibilities (passed over to one's successor)
指挥棒 zhǐ huī bàng baton
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