Meaning of 篇

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Pinyin: piān
English Definition: sheet; piece of writing; bound set of bamboo slips used for record keeping (old); classifier for written items: chapter, article
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Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Ideographic: A bamboo tablet ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words:
篇章 [ piān zhāng ]: writing; sections and chapters
篇幅 [ piān fu ]: length (of a piece of writing); space occupied on a printed page
诗篇 [ shī piān ]: a poem; a composition in verse; fig. epic (compared with historical epic); the biblical Book of Psalms
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