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n. pen, pencil
Other meanings
[bǐ]   n./m. strokes of Chinese characters; for a sum of money, deal or fund
[bǐ]   char. to write; technique (of writing, calligraphy); handwriting, writing
    bamboo (for )
    bamboo (for )
'笔' is part of the following simplified words:
'笔' is part of the following traditional words:

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
qiān bǐ
n. pencil
gāng bǐ
n. pen
huà bǐ
n. brush, paintbrush
wǒ de bǐ huài le .
phr. My pen is broken.
zhí bǐ
n. paper and pen
wǒ yào bǐ
phr. I want a pen.
tā men yóu jiǔ zhī bǐ .
phr. They have nine pens.