Meaning of 柏

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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  • Pinyin: bǎi
    English Definition: cedar; cypress; Taiwan pr. [bo2]
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    柏油路 bǎi yóu tarred road; asphalt road
    柏树 bǎi shù cypress tree; Taiwan pr. [bo2 shu4]
    松柏 sōng bǎi pine and cypress; fig. chaste and undefiled; fig. tomb
    柏油 bǎi yóu asphalt; tar; pitch
    苍松翠柏 cāng sōng cuì bǎi evergreen pine and cypress (idiom); steadfast nobility
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: (used for transcribing names)
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    柏林 lín Berlin, capital of Germany
    张柏芝 zhāng zhī Cecilia Cheung (1980-), Hong Kong actress and pop singer
    都柏林 lín Dublin, capital of Ireland
    柏悦 yuè Park Hyatt (hotel brand)
    柏拉图 Plato (c. 427-c. 347 BC), Greek philosopher
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: variant of
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    柏柏尔 ěr Berber people of North Africa
    黄柏 huáng variant of 黄檗
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Example Sentences
This is her latest film.
I thought so at the time; but you WOULD give him Cowper.
"Who knows what we can' t make out because we' re just too far away?" Kasper says.