笔记本

MandarinEdit

simpl. 笔记
trad. 筆記本

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bǐjìběn
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˇ ㄐㄧˋ ㄅㄣˇ
IPA (key) /pi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕi⁵¹ pən²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

笔记本 (simplified, Pinyin bǐjìběn, measure word //, traditional 筆記本)

  1. (made from paper) notepad; notebook
    笔记本单子
    Wǒ zài bǐjìběn shàng xiě le yī gè dānzi.
    I wrote down a list on my notepad.
  2. (electronic device) laptop; notebook
    笔记本虽然外形但是功能差别
    Zhè liǎng tái bǐjìběn suīrán wàixíng hěn xiàng, dànshì gōngnéng shàng què chābié hěn dà.
    Although these two notebooks look very similar, their functions are quite different.

Usage notesEdit

In its "notepad" sense, bǐjìběn 笔记本 collocates with the measure word běn ; in its "laptop" sense, tái . As a generic measure word, can be used with either.

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:39