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四面八方
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English Definitionin all directions; all around; far and near
Simplified Script四面八方
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinsìmiàn bāfāng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙˋ ㄇㄧㄢˋ ㄅㄚ ㄈㄤ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sei3min6 baat3fong1
Word Decomposition
四面sìmiànall sides
八方bāfāngthe eight points of the compass; all directions

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Words With Same Head Word    
四面体sìmiàn tǐtetrahedron
四面刨sìmiàn páomatcher
四面楚歌sìmiàn chǔ gēlit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom); fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help
四面浇灌sìmiàn jiāoguàncircumfuse
Words With Same Tail Word    
眼观六路耳听
八方
yǎn guān liù lù ěr tīng bāfānglit. the eyes watch six roads and the ears listen in all directions; to be observant and alert (idiom)
眼观四处,耳
听八方
yǎn guān sìchù ,
ěr tīng bāfāng
see 眼观四面,耳听八方
眼观四面,耳
听八方
yǎn guān sìmiàn ,
ěr tīng bāfāng
lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom); fig. to be observant and alert
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