Meaning of 瓶

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Pinyin: píng
English Definition: bottle; vase; pitcher; Classifiers: ; classifier for wine and liquids
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (pottery) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • to combine, to annex; also, what's more
    • tile; pottery, earthenware
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Stroke order image for Chinese character 瓶
Example Words:
瓶子 [ píng zi ]: bottle; Classifiers:
烧瓶 [ shāo píng ]: laboratory flask
花瓶 [ huā píng ]: flower vase; fig. just a pretty face; Classifiers:
保特瓶 [ bǎo píng ]: variant of 宝特瓶
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