Meaning of 片

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Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictographic: Half of a tree trunk; compare
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    • Pinyin: piàn

      English Definition: thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc; used with numeral : classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc
      Example Words:
      照片 [ zhào piàn ]: photograph; picture; Classifiers:
      片面 [ piàn miàn ]: unilateral; one-sided
      名片 [ míng piàn ]: (business) card
      动画片 [ dòng huà piàn ]: animated film
      片刻 [ piàn ]: short period of time; a moment
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    • Pinyin: piān

      English Definition: disk; sheet
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