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Stroke order
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Traditional stroke order
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Modern stroke order

Han character

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

  1. a square, rectangle
  2. a region
  3. local

References

  • 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

Hanzi

(Yale fong1)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana ほう, romaji )

  1. direction, way, side

(hiragana かた, romaji kata)

  1. person (a polite version of (ひと, hito))
    あの
    あのかた
    Ano kata.
    That person. (polite)
    あのどなたですか。
    あのかたどなたですか。
    Ano kata wa donata desu ka.
    Who is that man? (formal)

Suffix

(hiragana かた, romaji kata)

  1. way, method (of doing)

See also

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

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

Mandarin

Hanzi

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

Adverb

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin fāng)

  1. (literary) just now

Noun

(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


Min Nan

Noun

(traditional and simplified, POJ hong)

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

Noun

(traditional and simplified, POJ hng)

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

Vietnamese

Han character

(phương, vuông)

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