bǎn
n./adj./v. board, plank; shutters (of a store); stiff, dull; look serious
Other meanings
[bǎn]   m. used for a sheet of buttons, etc.
[bǎn]   char. clapper (used in music performance); accented beat (esp. in traditional music)
[bǎn]   char. (used in the word 老板)
    tree
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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
hēi bǎn
n. blackboard
dì bǎn
n. floor
shí bǎn
n. slab, flagstone
miàn bǎn
n. kneading board, breadboard, panel board
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​兒
bǎnr
n./m. board, plank, clappers, shutter; (used for a sheet of buttons, pills, etc.)
cài bǎn
n. chopping board
liú yán bǎn
nphr. message board