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方向
Main
English Definitiondirection; orientation; path to follow
Simplified Script方向
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinfāngxiàng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄤ ㄒㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fong1hoeng3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; 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)
xiàngtowards; to face; to turn towards; direction; to support; to side with; shortly before; formerly; always; all along; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
方面fāngmiànrespect; aspect; field; side
方便fāngbiànconvenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet
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    
倾向qīngxiàngtrend; tendency; orientation
一向yīxiàngalways (previously); a period of time in the recent past
转向zhuǎnxiàngto change direction; fig. to change one's stance
偏向piānxiàngpartial towards something; to prefer; to incline; erroneous tendencies (Leftist or Revisionist deviation)
走向zǒuxiàngdirection; strike (i.e. angle of inclination in geology); inclination; trend; to move towards; to head for
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