Meaning of 斑

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Pinyin: bān
English Definition: spot; colored patch; stripe; spotted; striped; variegated
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Markings in jade
Character Formation:
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ wén ] culture, literature, writing
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
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Example Words
斑斑 bān bān full of stains or spots
斑驳 bān mottled; motley
斑斓 bān lán gorgeous; brightly colored; multi-colored
斑点 bān diǎn spot; stain; speckle
一斑 bān lit. one spot (on the leopard); fig. one small item in a big scheme
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Example Sentences
Looking at the "Three Kingdoms", she called me and said her face covered with spots, and she was afraid.
These two may look unpleasant, but they' re benign and can also be removed in the doctor' s office.
Whitening toothpastes will remove only surface stains, such as those caused by smoking, tea or coffee.
They also report, however, additional work suggesting a new explanation for why peahens sometimes don' t appear to care about eyespot number.
Think of the inevitable flattened chewing-gum spots as red-wine stains.