Meaning of 碰

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Pinyin: pèng
English Definition: to touch; to meet with; to bump
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rock) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] stone, rock, mineral
    • [ bìng ] to combine, to annex; also, what's more
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Example Words
碰撞 pèng zhuàng to collide; collision
碰见 pèng jiàn to run into; to meet (unexpectedly); to bump into
碰壁 pèng to hit a wall; (fig.) to hit a brick wall; to hit a snag; to have the door slammed in one's face
碰巧 pèng qiǎo by chance; by coincidence; to happen to
碰头 pèng tóu to meet; to hold a meeting
More: 碰* | *碰 | *碰*
Example Sentences
Her school is 110 kilometers away from the nearest city. There is no internet or cable TV.
He walked around the table touching glasses with all the foreign guests.
He won' t let anyone touch him, I told her, so they wait until he takes his evening medication.
If it is yellow, you can go up to them but you can't shake their hands, although they can touch yours.
No one else can touch them except me.