Meaning of 贩

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(Trad.: 販)
Pinyin: fàn
English Definition: to deal in; to buy and sell; to trade in; to retail; to peddle
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ fǎn ] reverse, opposite; contrary, anti-
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Example Words
贩毒 fàn to traffic narcotics; drugs trade; opium trade
贩卖 fàn mài to sell; to peddle; to traffic
小贩 xiǎo fàn peddler; hawker
商贩 shāng fàn trader; peddler
贩子 fàn child trafficking
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Example Sentences
Favorite position of some tradesmen.
To protect animals, we should ban hunting and trafficking of wild animals.
The public security organs used technical means to solve a major cross-border drug trafficking case.