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The Chinese word biao - 表 - biăo
(surface in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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surface"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).
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Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 表 ( biăo ) 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.
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Chinese characters  ( biao / biăo ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>surface</m> )
The traditional Chinese characters of biăo are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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facial expression  |  a form
表 ( biao / biăo ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 230)
Chinese example words containing the character 表 ( biao / biăo )
表达 ( biăodá = to express ), 表格 ( biăogé = form ), 表示 ( biăoshì = to indicate ), 表现 ( biăoxiàn = to show ), 表扬 ( biăoyáng = to praise ), 表演 ( biăoyăn = performance ), 代表 ( dàibiăo = delegate ), 代表团 ( daìbiăotuán = delegation ), 电表 ( diànbiăo = electric meter ), 发表 ( fābiăo = to publish ), 华表 ( huábiăo = marble pillar ), 时刻表 ( shíkèbiăo = timetable ), 手表 ( shŏubiăo = watch ), 智能手表 ( zhìnéngshŏubiăo = smart watch )
More words that mean surface in Chinese
biāo ( 标 ), ( 皮 )
More words that mean watch in Chinese
shŏubiăo ( 手表 )

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