便
(biàn, pián)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. plain
  2. convenient
  3. excretion
  4. formal equivalent to 就 | cheap

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese

  • 便

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Pinyin Converter

  • biàn, pián > bian4, pian2

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
便宜 piányi cheap
方便 fāngbiàn convenient
顺便 shùnbiàn conveniently/in passing/on the way
随便 suíbiàn as one pleases/informal/random/casual
便利 biànlì convenient/easy/facilitate
便条 biàntiáo informal note
便于 biànyú be easy/be convenient for
即便 jíbiàn even if/even though
以便 yǐbiàn so that/in order to
把方便当随便 bǎ fāng biàn dàng suí biàn to act unappreciatively in response to a kindness
便闭 biàn bì see 便秘[biàn mì]
便便 biàn biàn to poo poo (kiddie or feminine term)/also pr. [biǎn biǎn]
便步走 biàn bù zǒu march at ease/route step
便车 biàn chē to hitchhike
便车旅行者 biàn chē lǚ xíng zhě hitch-hiker
便池 biàn chí urinal
便当 biàn dāng convenient/handy/easy/bento (a meal in a partitioned box)/lunchbox
便道 biàn dào pavement/sidewalk/shortcut/makeshift road
便饭 biàn fàn an ordinary meal/simple home cooking
便服 biàn fú everyday clothes/informal dress/civilian clothes
便函 biàn hán an informal letter sent by an organization
便壶 biàn hú bed urinal/chamber pot
便急 biàn jí to need the toilet/urinary or defecatory urgency
便笺 biàn jiān notepaper/memo/memo pad
便捷 biàn jié convenient and fast
便捷化 biàn jié huà to facilitate/to streamline/to make convenient and fast
便览 biàn lǎn brief guide
便利 biàn lì convenient/easy/to facilitate
便利店 biàn lì diàn convenience store
便利商店 biàn lì shāng diàn convenience store (Tw)
便利贴 biàn lì tiē sticky note
便利性 biàn lì xìng convenience
便帽 biàn mào cap
便门 biàn mén side door/wicket door
便秘 biàn mì constipation/Taiwan pr. [biàn bì]
便民利民 biàn mín lì mín for the convenience and benefit of the people (idiom)
便难 biàn nàn retort with challenging questions/debate
便溺 biàn niào to urinate or defecate/urine and feces
便盆 biàn pén bed pan
便器 biàn qì toilet/urinal
便签 biàn qiān note/memo/CL:張|张[zhāng],個|个[gè]
便桥 biàn qiáo temporary bridge
便人 biàn rén sb who happens to be on hand for an errand
便士 biàn shì (loanword) pence/penny
便是 biàn shì (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated)/precisely/exactly/even/if/just like/in the same way as
便所 biàn suǒ (dialect) toilet/privy
便条 biàn tiáo (informal) note/CL:張|张[zhāng],個|个[gè]
便条纸 biàn tiáo zhǐ scrap paper
便桶 biàn tǒng chamber pot
便携 biàn xié portable/easy to carry
便血 biàn xiě having blood in one's stool
便鞋 biàn xié cloth shoes/slippers
便携式 biàn xié shì portable
便宴 biàn yàn informal dinner
便宜 biàn yí convenient
便衣 biàn yī civilian clothes/plain clothes/plainclothesman
便衣警察 biàn yī jǐng chá plain-clothed policeman
便宜行事 biàn yí xíng shì act at one's discretion/act as one sees fit
便于 biàn yú easy to/convenient for
便中 biàn zhōng at one's convenience/when it's convenient
便装 biàn zhuāng casual dress
便酌 biàn zhuó informal dinner
不便 bù biàn inconvenient/inappropriate/unsuitable/short of cash
不便险 bù biàn xiǎn travel insurance covering flight delay, baggage loss etc (abbr. for 旅遊不便險|旅游不便险)
不成功便成仁 bù chéng gōng biàn chéng rén to succeed or die trying (idiom)
不方便 bù fāng biàn inconvenience/inconvenient
趁便 chèn biàn to take the opportunity/in passing
乘便 chéng biàn at your convenience
大便 dà biàn to defecate/excrement/feces
搭便 dā biàn at one's convenience/in passing
搭便车 dā biàn chē to hitch a ride
大便干燥 dà biàn gān zào constipated
大便秘结 dà biàn mì jié constipation
大腹便便 dà fù pián pián big-bellied (idiom)/paunchy
大小便 dà xiǎo biàn using the toilet/urination and defecation
得便 dé biàn at one's convenience/when one has time
得便宜卖乖 dé pián yi mài guāi to have benefited from sth but pretend otherwise/to claim to be hard done by, even though one has benefited
蹲便器 dūn biàn qì squat toilet
二便 èr biàn urination and defecation
方便 fāng biàn convenient/suitable/to facilitate/to make things easy/having money to spare/(euphemism) to relieve oneself
方便面 fāng biàn miàn instant noodles
方便贴 fāng biàn tiē Post-it note/sticky note
粪便 fèn biàn excrement/feces/night soil
逢人便讲 féng rén biàn jiǎng to tell anybody one happens to meet
腹笥便便 fù sì pián pián a learned person (idiom)
告便 gào biàn to ask to be excused/to ask leave to go to the toilet
活便 huó biàn nimble/agile/convenient
即便 jí biàn even if/even though/right away/immediately
家常便饭 jiā cháng biàn fàn simple home-style meal/common occurrence/nothing out of the ordinary
简便 jiǎn biàn simple and convenient/handy
就便 jiù biàn at sb's convenience/in passing/while doing it
拉大便 là dà biàn to poop/to defecate
灵便 líng biàn quick/agile/nimble/easy to handle/handy
领便当 lǐng biàn dāng see 領盒飯|领盒饭[lǐng hé fàn]
女子无才便是德 nǚ zǐ wú cái biàn shì dé a woman's virtue is to have no talent (idiom)
排便 pái biàn to defecate
便便 pián pián obese/bulging
便嬛 pián xuān (old) graceful
便宜 pián yi cheap/inexpensive/small advantages/to let sb off lightly
便宜货 pián yi huò a bargain/cheap goods
轻便 qīng biàn lightweight and portable/light and convenient
请便 qǐng biàn Please do as you wish!/You are welcome to do whatever you like!/Please make yourself at home.
任便 rèn biàn as you see fit/to do as one likes
润肠通便 rùn cháng tōng biàn to cure constipation with laxatives
省便 shěng biàn convenient
顺便 shùn biàn conveniently/in passing/without much extra effort
随便 suí biàn as one wishes/as one pleases/at random/negligent/casual/wanton
胎便 tāi biàn meconium
溏便 táng biàn (TCM) unformed stool/semiliquid stool
讨便宜 tǎo pián yi to look for a bargain/to seek advantage/to try to gain at expense of others
听其自便 tīng qí zì biàn to allow sb to do sth at his convenience
童便 tóng biàn urine of boys under 12, used as medicine (TCM)
通便 tōng biàn to evacuate the bowels
吐便当 tǔ biàn dāng (slang) (of a character) to reappear in a story line after having been supposedly killed off/cf. 領盒飯|领盒饭[lǐng hé fàn]
未便 wèi biàn not in a position to
稳便 wěn biàn reliable/at one's convenience/as you wish
小便 xiǎo biàn to urinate/to pass water/urine
小便斗 xiǎo biàn dǒu urinal
小便器 xiǎo biàn qì urinal
行动不便 xíng dòng bù biàn unable to move freely/difficult to get about
以便 yǐ biàn so that/so as to/in order to
因利乘便 yīn lì chéng biàn (idiom) to rely on the most favorable method
有奶便是娘 yǒu nǎi biàn shì niáng lit. whoever provides milk is your mother (idiom)/fig. to follow whoever is feeding you/to put one's loyalties where one's interests lie
御便当 yù biàn dāng (Tw) bento/lunch box
与人方便,自己方便 yǔ rén fāng biàn, zì jǐ fāng biàn Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
占便宜 zhàn pián yi advantageous/favorable/to benefit at others' expense/to take unfair advantage
转眼便忘 zhuǎn yǎn biàn wàng what the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't miss (idiom)
自便 zì biàn to do as one pleases/to not inconvenience oneself
坐便器 zuò biàn qì pedestal type WC

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