The best way to learn how to write and speak Mandarin - including correct pronunciation, Pinyin, example sentence, stroke order and English meanings
DICTIONARY

The Chinese word pian - 片 - piàn
(slice in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

piàn

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced piān. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

slice, to cut into slices,
flake, parcel

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 片 ( piàn ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
:

Chinese characters  ( pian / piàn ) with pronunciation (English translation: slice )
The traditional Chinese characters of piàn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character the more strokes, the harder it is to write and memorize this character 

is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

part  |  disc
片 ( pian / piàn ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 411)
Chinese example words containing the character 片 ( pian / piàn )
唱片 ( chàngpiàn = disc ), 动画片 ( dònghuàpiān = animation ), 明信片 ( míngxìnpiàn = postcard ), 片刻 ( piànkè = moment ), 图片 ( túpiàn = picture ), 洗照片 ( xĭzhàopiàn = to develop ), 照片 ( zhàopiàn = photo ), 侦探片 ( zhēntànpiān = crime movie )
Other characters that are pronounced piàn in Chinese
More words that mean slice in Chinese
piān ( 片 )
More words that mean to cut into slices in Chinese
piān ( 片 )

View 片 ( pian / piàn ) on your mobile

Simply scan this QR code: Listen to the pronunciation of pian in Chinese (Mandarin) on your mobile

Report missing or erroneous translation of pian in English

Contact us! We always appreciate good suggestions and helpful criticism.


 
Learn the 1000 most common Chinese characters with the new Han Trainer Top 1000 Edition vocabulary trainer.
Come here often? Use our new Short URL http://dnry.ch dnry as in DictioNaRY, .ch as in CHinese

 
Look up another word:


All content is protected under German and international copyright laws. imprint and contact data  |  privacy policy    
Version 5.05 / Last updated: 2016-06-02