方言

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Chinese[edit]

 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
simp. and trad.
(方言)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

方言

  1. dialect; topolect; regional variety (of a language, especially Chinese)
    天津方言  ―  Tiānjīn fāngyán  ―  Tianjin dialect
    廣州方言 / 广州方言  ―  Guǎngzhōu fāngyán  ―  Guangzhou Cantonese
  2. non-Standard Mandarin variety of Chinese (such as dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese, Min Nan, etc.)
    方言學校普通話 [MSC, trad.]
    方言学校普通话 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài jiā shuō fāngyán, zài xuéxiào shuō pǔtōnghuà. [Pinyin]
    (He) speaks the local dialect at home and Standard Mandarin at school.
  3. (religion) tongues
    方言恩賜 / 方言恩赐  ―  fāngyán de ēncì  ―  the gift of tongues

Verb[edit]

方言

  1. (literary) to open one's mouth to speak

Proper noun[edit]

方言

  1. Fangyan (the first Chinese dictionary of dialectal terms, written by Han dynasty scholar Yang Xiong)

Descendants[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 2
げん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

方言 ‎(hiragana ほうげん, romaji hōgen)

  1. a dialect; a provincialism

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

方言 ‎(bang-eon) (hangeul 방언)

  1. Hanja form? of 방언, “dialect, patois”.