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The Cantonese word pei - 皮 - pei4
(skin in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

pei4

English translations

skin, hide, fur, leather, surface"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.
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cover"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Cantonese translation for "must" is not 必 but 必须.

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of pei4 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Usage as a radical
皮 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character..
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

fur  |  leather
皮 ( pei / pei4 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 805)
Other characters that are pronounced pei4 in Cantonese
More words that mean skin in Cantonese
fu1 ( 肤 )

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