Meaning of 皆

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Pinyin: jiē
English Definition: all; each and every; in all cases
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] to compare, liken; comparison; than
    • [ bái ] white; clear, pure, unblemished; bright
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Example Words
比比皆是 jiē shì can be found everywhere
皆大欢喜 jiē huān As You Like It, comedy by Shakespeare
皆大欢喜 jiē huān to everyone's delight and satisfaction
啼笑皆非 xiào jiē fēi lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); between laughter and tears
有口皆碑 yǒu kǒu jiē bēi every voice gives praise (idiom); with an extensive public reputation
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Example Sentences
I do not have the right to cover all these experiences with the same name. This exempts one from conducting them with the same gestures.
And, of course, cinema itself is a doorway, a threshold to another world where anything is possible.
If anything were possible, what would I want to be different in my career?
If you truly dedicate yourself to an end result, almost anything is possible. You just have to want it bad enough.
In every human being there is a wish to ameliorate his own condition.