Meaning of 败

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(Trad.: 敗)
Pinyin: bài
English Definition: to defeat; to damage; to lose (to an opponent); to fail; to wither
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rap) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words:
失败 [ shī bài ]: to be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat; Classifiers:
腐败 [ bài ]: corruption; to corrupt; to rot; rotten
败坏 [ bài huài ]: to ruin; to corrupt; to undermine
易腐败 [ bài ]: perishable
打败 [ bài ]: to defeat; to overpower; to beat; to be defeated
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