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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
bā | ba1
English translation
bar (loanword) (serving drinks, or providing Internet access etc)
to puff (on a pipe etc)
(onom.) bang
abbr. for 貼吧
>贴吧 tiē bā [tiē bā]
(modal particle indicating suggestion or surmise)
...right?
...OK?
...I presume.
emphatic final particle

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

Contains the radical

kǒu

Part of speech

Modal particle / 语气词 yǔ qì cí Yǔqì cí

Learning hint

mouth

Etymology of

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

口巴

Semantic compound

kǒu

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. kǒu represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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hǎo , 已经 yǐjīng 决定 juédìng mǎi 这件夹克衫 le . 多少 duōshǎo Qián ?

OK, I have decided on buying the jacket. How much is it?

chèn 天气 tiānqì hǎo ,咱们 zámen 骑马 qí mǎ dào 山上 Shān shàng .

Let's ride out to the mountains while the weather is good.

shěng diǎn 口舌 kǒu shé , 老板 Lǎobǎn huì gěi tiān jiǎ de .

Save your breath; the boss will never give you the day off.

哪会儿方便 fāngbiàn jiù 哪会儿 lái .

Come at any time that is convenient to you.

咱们 zámen 这个 zhè ge 犯人 fàn rén Guān zài 城堡 chéngbǎo .

Let's wall the prisoner up in the castle.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
...OK?
酒吧 jiǔbā bar酒吧 jiǔbā
网吧 wǎng bā Internet café網吧
吧台 bā tái counter of a bar (pub)吧台 bā tái
吧唧 bā jī (onom.) squishing sound吧唧 bā jī
吧唧吧唧 bā ji bā ji (onom.) smacking the lips吧唧吧唧 bā ji bā ji
吧嗒 bā da to smack one's lips吧嗒 bā da

Decomposition & Compounds

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Decomposition

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