四方

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Chinese[edit]

four
 
square; quadrilateral; place
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(四方)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Initial () (16) (1)
Final () (15) (106)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/siɪH/ /pʉɐŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/siH/ /pʷiɐŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/sjɪH/ /piuɑŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/siH/ /puaŋ/
Li
Rong
/siH/ /piuaŋ/
Wang
Li
/siH/ /pĭwaŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/siH/ /piwaŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
fāng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
si3 fong1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
fāng
Middle
Chinese
‹ sijH › ‹ pjang ›
Old
Chinese
/*s.li[j]-s/ /*C-paŋ/
English four square

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/2
No. 12022 3023
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*hljids/ /*paŋ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

四方

  1. (literally) the four directions (north, south, east and west)
  2. (figuratively) everywhere; far and wide

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (四方):

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Adjective[edit]

四方

  1. (attributive) square; cube; cubic

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ほう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(ほう) (shihō

  1. (in) all directions, everywhere

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

四方 (sabang) (hangeul 사방)

  1. Hanja form? of 사방 (in all directions, everywhere).