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The Chinese word ping - 平 - píng
(level in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

píng

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English translations

level"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, equal"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to be at the same level,
fair"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to draw

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 平 ( píng ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( ping / píng ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>level</m> )
The traditional Chinese characters of píng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 平 ( ping / píng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
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).

Zhe chang zhanzheng jiang hui yiping zhe chengshi.
Zhè chăng zhànzhēng jiāng huì yípíng zhè chéngshì.

 – English translation: This war will raze the city to the ground.

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平 ( ping / píng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 175)
Chinese example words containing the character 平 ( ping / píng )
公平 ( gōngpíng = fair ), 李平 ( Lĭ Píng = Li Ping ), 平安 ( píng'ān = safety ), 平安里 ( Píngānlĭ = Pinganli ), 平板电脑 ( píngbăndiànnăo = tablet pc ), 平方米 ( píngfāngmĭ = square meter ), 平静 ( píngjìng = calm ), 平均 ( píngjūn = average ), 平时 ( píngshí = usually ), 平屋顶 ( píngwūdĭng = rooftop ), 平信 ( píngxìn = ordinary mail ), 平原 ( píngyuán = plain ), 水平 ( shuĭpíng = level ), 一路平安 ( yīlù píng'ān = Have a good trip )
Other characters that are pronounced píng in Chinese
More words that mean level in Chinese
tăn ( 坦 )

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