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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
Taiwanese stroke order
方-tbw.png
Taiwanese
stroke order
方-torder.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 70 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹尸 (YHS), four-corner 00227)

  1. a square, rectangle
  2. a region
  3. local
  4. prescription, recipe
  5. method, way
  6. (mathematics) involution, power
  7. direction
  8. a Chinese surname

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 481, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13620
  • Dae Jaweon: page 842, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2172, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+65B9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping fong1, Yale fong1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Guangdong fong1, Hagfa Pinyim fong1, Phak-fa-su fong)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ほう, romaji )

  1. direction, way, side

(hiragana かた, romaji kata)

  1. person (a polite version of (ひと, hito))
    あの (かた)
    ano kata.
    That person. (polite)
    あの (かた)はどなたですか。
    ano kata wa donata desu ka.
    Who is that gentleman? (formal)

Synonyms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana かた, romaji -kata)

  1. way, method (of doing)

Etymology[edit]

pe > ɸe > we > e.

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana , historical hiragana , romaji -e)

  1. a suffix expressing location, direction, or time

Derived terms[edit]

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(bang)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: bang, McCune-Reischauer: pang, Yale: pang)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin fāng (fang1), fēng (feng1), páng (pang2), wǎng (wang3), Wade-Giles fang1, feng1, p'ang2, wang3)

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fāng)

  1. (literary) just now

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fāng)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) square; rectangle
  2. (Intermediate Mandarin) aspect; side
  3. (Intermediate Mandarin) place; region
  4. (Intermediate Mandarin) method; way
  5. (Intermediate Mandarin) prescription
  6. (Intermediate Mandarin) power (mathematics)
    238
    2 to the 3rd power is 8.

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA hong (hong1), hng (hng1), png (png1))

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ hong)

  1. aspect; side
    (hong-bīn): aspect; side

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ hng)

  1. region
    (tē-hng or tōe-hng): regional; local

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(phương, vuông, quách)