Meaning of 饼

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(Trad.: 餅)
Pinyin: bǐng
English Definition: round flat cake; cookie; cake; pastry; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (food) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] food; to eat
    • [ bìng ] to combine, to annex; also, what's more
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Example Words
月饼 yuè bǐng mooncake (esp. for the Mid-Autumn Festival)
饼干 bǐng gān biscuit; cracker; cookie; Classifiers:
大饼 bǐng large flat bread
煎饼 jiān bǐng jianbing, a savory Chinese crêpe; pancake; Classifiers:
烙饼 lào bǐng pancake; flat bread; griddle cake
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Example Sentences
I ate a piece of biscuit this afternoon.
Custard mooncakes are my favorite flavor.
Every year on the Mid-Autumn Festival, we eat mooncakes.
This small biscuit is a bit thin and not very delicious.
Mooncakes are an important part of Chinese cuisine.