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English Definitionout of the ordinary; unusually (good, talented etc)
Simplified Script非凡
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄈㄟ ㄈㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fei1faan4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
fēito not be; not; wrong; incorrect; non-; un-; in-; to reproach or blame; (colloquial) to insist on; simply must; abbr. for 非洲, Africa
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

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Words With Same Head Word    
非常fēichángvery; very much; unusual; extraordinary
非…不可fēi … bùkěhave to be…; must; imperative
非洲fēizhōuAfrica; abbr. for 阿非利加洲
非典fēidiǎnatypical pneumonia; Severe Acute Respitory Syndrome; SARS
Words With Same Tail Word    
平凡píngfáncommonplace; ordinary; mediocre
不凡bùfánout of the ordinary; out of the common run
下凡xiàfánto descend to the world (of immortals)
伊凡yīfánIvan (Russian name)
但凡dànfánevery single; as long as
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