Character-confusion No More

Let's try this as a start of this new series. With just one extra stroke, this character 卞 is read as 'bian4' not 'xia4' 下 (as it is commonly confused with).

This character 卞 has the meaning of 'being impatient', in a hurry state, excitable state. An easy way to remember its difference is that, it is a Chinese surname 卞.

Read here if you are interested to find out more about the Chinese surnames.

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