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English Definitionconvenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet
Simplified Script方便
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄤ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fong1bin6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
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)
便 biànplain; informal; suitable; convenient; opportune; to urinate or defecate; equivalent to : then; in that case; even if; soon afterwards

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
方面fāngmiànrespect; aspect; field; side
方向fāngxiàngdirection; orientation; path to follow
方法fāngfǎmethod; way; means
方式fāngshìway; manner; style; mode; pattern
方案fāng'ànplan; program (for action etc); proposal; proposed bill
Words With Same Tail Word    
随便suíbiànas one wishes; as one pleases; at random; negligent; casual; wanton
顺便shùnbiànconveniently; in passing; without much extra effort
以便yǐbiànso that; so as to; in order to
大便dàbiànto defecate; excrement; feces
小便xiǎobiànto urinate; to pass water; urine
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