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Chinese Word Detail

    bèi     by

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Grammar: Preposition
Notes: 被 indicates passive-voice sentences or clauses and usually conveys a sense of adversity, for example 被骂 'was scolded' (Sun 2006, loc. 2193; Unihan '被').
Concept: 被动 Passive
Parent concept: 虚词 (Function Words)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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