白 - Dong Chinese dictionary

bái

white

Origin unclear.

Evolution

白 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
白 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
白 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
白 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
白 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

bái

white; pure, unblemished; bright; snowy; pure; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera

 

Bái

surname Bai

Most common words with 白
Freq.
Word
Meaning

明白

clear

white

白痴

idiocy

白色

white

白天

daytime

Component uses

Meaning component in 15 characters

Sound component in 14 characters

Unknown component in 3 characters

Deleted component in 1 character