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English Definitionlay (as opposed to clergy); ordinary; commonplace
Simplified Script凡俗
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄢˊ ㄙㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)faan4zuk6
Word Decomposition
fánordinary; commonplace; mundane; temporal; of the material world (as opposed to supernatural or immortal levels); every; all; whatever; altogether; gist; outline; note of Chinese musical scale
custom; convention; popular; common; coarse; vulgar; secular

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
凡是fánshìeach and every; every; all; any
凡人fánrénordinary person; mortal; earthling
凡例fánlìnotes on the use of a book; guide to the reader
凡尘fánchénmundane world (in religious context); this mortal coil
Words With Same Tail Word    
风俗fēngsúsocial custom
民俗mínsúpopular custom
通俗tōngsúcommon; everyday; average
习俗xísúcustom; tradition; local tradition; convention
庸俗yōngsúfilthy; vulgar; debased
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