bān
m. kind, sort
Other meanings
[bān]   par. as, same as, like
[pán]   char. (lit.) happiness
    boat

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
bǎi bān
adv. in all possible ways, by all means, in every possible way
zhè bān
adv. like this, this way
quán bān
adj. entire; whole; all of