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v. to recite
Other meanings
[bèi]   v./adj. have one's back to, to recite, do something behind one's back; unlucky; hard of hearing
[bèi]   n. back (of a person or any object)
[bēi]   v. carry on back; to shoulder, to take on
[bèi]   v. to do sth. behind one's back, to hide away; to break, violate; to move/sit/stand with the back towards
    moon; meat, flesh
'背' is part of the following simplified words:
'背' 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.
bèi shū
v. repeat a lesson, learn by heart, endorse a check