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The Chinese word ping - 瓶 - píng
(bottle in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

bottle, flask, vase, classifier (for liquids in bottles)

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Chinese characters  ( ping / píng ) with pronunciation (English translation: bottle )
The traditional Chinese characters of píng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 瓶 ( ping / píng ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Qing gei wo yi ping xiangbinjiu.
Qĭng gĕi wŏ yī píng xiāngbīnjiŭ.

 – English translation: Please give me a bottle of champagne.


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

tile  |  one bottle of Coca Cola  |  a classifier
Chinese example words containing the character 瓶 ( ping / píng )
保温瓶 ( băowēnpíng = thermos ), 花瓶 ( huāpíng = vase ), 奶瓶 ( năipíng = feeding bottle ), 暖水瓶 ( nuănshuĭpíng = thermos ), 瓶子 ( píngzi = bottle ), 热水瓶 ( rèshuĭpíng = thermos bottle )
Other characters that are pronounced píng in Chinese
More words that mean bottle in Chinese
píngzi ( 瓶子 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
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Version 5.07 / Last updated: 2017-06-18