方便

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Chinese[edit]

 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
 
advantageous; cheap; ordinary; plain; convenient; handy; easy; then; so; thus; to relieve oneself
simp. and trad.
(方便)
便

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

方便

  1. convenient
  2. suitable
  3. (euphemism) to have extra money; to have money to spare

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

方便

  1. to make convenient; to provide convenience; to make things easy for people
  2. (Mandarin, euphemistic) to use the toilet (bathroom)
    方便一下  ―  Wǒ xiǎng qù fāngbiàn yīxià.  ―  I'd like to go to the bathroom.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
便
ほう
Grade: 2
べん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

方便 ‎(hiragana ほうべん, romaji hōben)

  1. expedient, means
     (うそ)方便 (ほうべん)
    uso mo hōben
    circumstances may justify a lie

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term
便

Noun[edit]

方便 ‎(bangpyeon) ‎(hangeul 방편)

  1. Hanja form? of 방편, “expedient, means”.