被 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

被 in English

bèi

  • quilt
  • by
  • (indicates passive-voice clauses)
  • (literary) to cover
  • to meet with

HSK levels


Components

  • (yi): cloth
  • (pí): skin

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : (two, three etc) -fold; times (multiplier); double; to increase or multiply;
  • : to disobey; to stand back-to-back;
  • : to prepare; get ready; to provide or equip;
  • : comet;
  • : to go against; to be contrary to; perverse; rebellious;
  • : exhausted;
  • : to dry over a fire; to bake;
  • : a legendary wolf; distressed; wretched;
  • : necklace;
  • : (used in place names);
  • : food for a journey; cakes;
  • : the back of a body or object; to turn one's back; to hide something from; to learn by heart; to recite from memory; unlucky (slang); hard of hearing;
  • : (flower) bud;
  • : paper or cloth pasted together;
  • : cowrie; shellfish; currency (archaic);
  • : lifetime; generation; group of people; class; classifier for generations; (lit.) classifier for people;
  • : name of a feudal state;
  • : barium (chemistry);

Sentences examples with 被

  • 这个苹果被分成了两块儿。
    Zhège píngguǒ bèi fēnchéngle liǎng kuài er.
  • 词典被王老师拿走了。
    Cídiǎn bèi wáng lǎoshī ná zǒule.

Words containing 被, by HSK level