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English Definitionarea; place; space; room; territory
See alsodìfāng region; regional (away from the central administration); local
Simplified Script地方
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧˋ ㄈㄤ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)dei6fong1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words, ,
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
earth; ground; field; place; land
fāngsquare; power or involution (mathematics); upright; honest; fair and square; direction; side; party (to a contract, dispute etc); place; method; prescription (medicine); just when; only or just; measure word for square things; abbr. for square or cubic meter; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
地区dìqūlocal; regional; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city)
地位dìwèiposition; status; place
地球dìqiúthe earth
地下dìxiàunderground; subterranean; covert
Words With Same Tail Word    
大方dàfanggenerous; magnanimous; stylish; in good taste; easy-mannered; natural and relaxed
比方bǐfanganalogy; instance; for instance
占地方zhàn dìfangto take up space
什么地方shénme dìfangsomewhere; someplace; where
不足的地方bùzú de dìfangdefect; disadvantage; drawback; unsatisfactory point
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