Meaning of 百

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Pinyin: bǎi
English Definition: hundred; numerous; all kinds of
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (one) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • one; a, an; alone
    • white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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Example Words:
千方百计 [ qiān fāng bǎi ]: lit. thousand ways, a hundred plans (idiom); by every possible means
百分点 [ bǎi fēn diǎn ]: percentage point
老百姓 [ lǎo bǎi xìng ]: ordinary people; the "person in the street"; Classifiers:
几百 [ bǎi ]: several hundred
百姓 [ bǎi xìng ]: common people
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