Meaning of 谤

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(Trad.: 謗)
Pinyin: bàng
English Definition: to slander; to defame; to speak ill of
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ páng ] side; beside, close, nearby
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Example Words
诽谤 fěi bàng to slander; to libel
毁谤 huǐ bàng slander; libel; to malign; to disparage
任谤任劳 rèn bàng rèn láo to ignore slander and shoulder one's burdens manfully (idiom)
詈谤同僚 bàng tóng liáo to slander colleagues (idiom)
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Example Sentences
He defamed his ex-wife by every possible means.
Slandering others can cause harm to both the slanderer and the slandered.