Meaning of 碑

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Pinyin: bēi
English Definition: a monument; an upright stone tablet; stele; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stone) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ bēi ] humble, low, inferior; to despise
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Example Words:
里程碑 [ chéng bēi ]: milestone
五人墓碑记 [ rén bēi ]: Five tombstone inscriptions (1628), written by Zhang Pu 张溥
人民英雄纪念碑 [ rén mín yīng xióng niàn bēi ]: Monument to the People's Heroes, at Tiananmen Square
俗谚口碑 [ yàn kǒu bēi ]: common sayings (idiom); widely circulated proverbs
口碑 [ kǒu bēi ]: public praise; public reputation; commonly held opinions; current idiom
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