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Pronunciation : bèi
Meaning :
  1. quilt. (n)
  2. by; used in a passive sentence to introduce either the doer of the action or the action if the doer is not mentioned. (prep)
  3. used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning. (particle)
Radical :
Strokes : 10
Traditional :
Usage : 49.7%
Common Words / Phrases:
bèi pò
: be compelled; be forced
bèi dòng
: passive
bèi gào
: defendant
mián bèi
: comforter quilt
bèi dān
: coverlid, coverlet
1. He bought a new quilt.
mǎi le chuáng xīn bèi zi
: he
: bought
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: one
: measure word (used for bedding)
: new
被子 : quilt
2. She was elected chairwoman.
bèi xuǎn wéi zhǔ
: she
: by
: elect
: be
主席 : chairman, chairwoman
3. The tree was uprooted by the gale.
shù bèi fēng guā dǎo le
: that
: measure word
: tree
: by
大风 : strong wind
: (of the wind) blow
: fall
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
4. The when and where of his arrest.
bèi de shí jiān diǎn
: he
被捕 : to be arrested
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
时间 : time
: and
地点 : location
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