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The Chinese word bu - 布 - bù
(cotton cloth in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

cotton cloth, cloth, to spread, to arrange,
to deploy

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Chinese characters  ( bu / bù ) with pronunciation (English translation: cotton cloth )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

a piece of cloth used on a person  |  gauze
布 ( bu / bù ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 477)
Chinese example words containing the character 布 ( bu / bù )
阿布扎比 ( Ābùzhābí = Abu Dhabi ), 安提瓜和巴布达 ( Āntíguā hé bābùdá = Antigua and Barbuda ), 巴布亚新几内亚 ( Bābùyà Xīnjĭnèiyà = Papua New Guinea ), 布埃纳文图拉 ( Bù āi nà wén tú lā = Buenaventura ), 布鞋 ( bùxié = cloth shoes ),
Other characters that are pronounced bù in Chinese
More words that mean cloth in Chinese
cānjīn ( 餐巾 )

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