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被单
bèi dān



被单
sheet


Definitions

Chinese > English
被单bèidān
     1. n. bed sheet (covering for a mattress)
     2. n. double-layered sheet (used as a quilt)
English > Chinese
sheet
     1. 名词. 岩席
Components
bèi
     1. bedding; quilt; blanket
     2. (zh-obsolete) to cover
     3. (zh-obsolete) to suffer; to sustain (loss, misfortune, etc.)
     4. by
     5. (Used before a verb to indicate passive-voice.)
     6. (attention, zh, not sure if it should be here or in pron 1)
     7. =====Usage notes=====
     8. (zh-alt-form, 披, to cover oneself)
     9. (zh-alt-form, 髲, wig)
     10. (zh-alt-form, 彼, that)
     11. (zh-alt-form, 帔)
dān
     1. single; individual; solitary
     2. thin; narrow; faint
     3. simple; uncomplicated
     4. (of clothes) unlined
     5. (mathematics) odd
     6. cover; bed sheet
     7. list; register; catalogue
     8. only; merely; simply
     9. and; plus
     10. bill
           埋單
     11. (zh-only, 單于)
     12. (zh-div, 縣) w, Shan County (county in Shandong)
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