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杯子
bēi zi

杯子
cup




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杯子bēizi
     1. n. cup; glass
Components
bēi
     1. cup, glass
           杯子zi - cup, glass
     2. cup, trophy
           世界杯 - world cup
     3. (Classifier for cups/glasses of drinks.)
           一 杯 茶 - a cup of tea
           還 想 喝 一 杯 嗎? - Would you like another drink?
     4. usage. Nowadays, the variant character 盃 is chiefly used as sense 2, cup, trophy.
     1. (zh-alt-form, 籽, seed)
     2. young; tender; small
     3. (Prefix attached to nouns, denoting a part of, belonging to or individual.) sub-
     4. (astrology) First earthly branch: (rat in the Chinese zodiac, 11th solar month, 11pm to 1am (midnight))
     5. Viscount, fourth of five ranks of Chinese aristocracy under the (Zhou dynasty).
     6. (physics, biology) -on
     7. (Suffix for small objects or general diminutive suffix.)
     8. small, round object
     9. (Xiamen, Quanzhou)
     10. (Zhangzhou, Taiwan)
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