(fāng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. square
  2. direction
  3. side (Kangxi radical 70)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • fāng > fang1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
北方 běifāng north/the northern part of the country
地方 dìfang place/space/room/part, (fāng: local/regional)
方便 fāngbiàn convenient
方法 fāngfǎ method/way/means
方面 fāngmiàn aspect/field/side
方向 fāngxiàng direction/orientation
大方 dàfang generous/poise/(-fang1: expert/scholar)
对方 duìfāng counterpart/the other party involved
方案 fāng'àn plan/program (for action, etc.)/proposal
方式 fāngshì way/style/fashion/manner
平方 píngfāng square (as in square foot, square mile, etc.)
双方 shuāngfāng bilateral/both sides/both parties involved
比方 bǐfang instance/analogy/example
方位 fāngwèi position/direction/points of the compass/bearing
方言 fāngyán dialect
方圆 fāngyuán circumference/neighborhood/vicinity
方针 fāngzhēn policy/guidelines
官方 guānfāng official/(by the) government
立方 lìfāng cube/(mw cubic units of measure)
千方百计 qiān fāng bǎi jì by every possible means
想方设法 xiǎng fāng shè fǎ (saying) think of or try every possible method/by all means possible
八方 bā fāng the eight points of the compass/all directions
把方便当随便 bǎ fāng biàn dàng suí biàn to act unappreciatively in response to a kindness
八字方针 bā zì fāng zhēn the eight-character slogan for the economic policy proposed by 李富春[Lǐ Fù chūn] in 1961: 調整、鞏固、充實、提高|调整、巩固、充实、提高 "adjust, consolidate, enrich and improve"/a policy expressed as an eight-character slogan
百计千方 bǎi jì qiān fāng to exhaust every means to achieve sth (idiom)
半岛和东方航海 Bàn dǎo hé dōng fāng háng hǎi P&O/Peninsula and Oriental shipping company
半官方 bàn guān fāng semiofficial
北方 běi fāng north/the northern part a country/China north of the Yellow River
北方邦 Běi fāng bāng Uttar Pradesh (state in India)
北方工业 Běi fāng Gōng yè Norinco, PRC state-run conglomerate
北方佬 běi fāng lǎo northerner/guy from the north/Yankee
北方民族大学 Běi fāng Mín zú Dà xué Northern Nationalities University NNU at Yingchuan, Ningxia (former Northwestern Second College for Nationalities)
北方中杜鹃 běi fāng zhōng dù juān (bird species of China) oriental cuckoo (Cuculus optatus)
比方 bǐ fang analogy/instance/for instance
比方说 bǐ fang shuō for example/for instance
辩方 biàn fāng (law) the defense
波方程 bō fāng chéng wave equation (math. physics)
不定方程 bù dìng fāng chéng (math.) indeterminate equation
不方便 bù fāng biàn inconvenience/inconvenient
布隆方丹 Bù lóng fāng dān Bloemfontein
不以规矩,不能成方圆 bù yǐ guī ju, bù néng chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom, from Mencius)/one must follow some rules
差分方程 chā fēn fāng chéng difference equation (math.)
长方体 cháng fāng tǐ cuboid
长方形 cháng fāng xíng rectangle
常微分方程 cháng wēi fēn fāng chéng ordinary differential equation (ODE)
陈方安生 Chén Fāng Ān shēng Anson Chan (1940-), chief secretary for administration, Hong Kong (1997-2001)
乘方 chéng fāng to square a number/to calculate the square
成方儿 chéng fāng er set prescription (i.e. medicine specifically prescribed for a definite condition)
承租方 chéng zū fāng borrower/leaser/the hiring side of a contract
吃得苦中苦,方为人上人 chī dé kǔ zhōng kǔ, fāng wéi rén shàng rén one cannot achieve glory and wealth without having been through trials and tribulations (proverb)/no pain, no gain
持方 chí fāng side (in a formal debate)
处方 chǔ fāng medical prescription/recipe/formula
传播四方 chuán bō sì fāng to disseminate in every direction (idiom)
船方 chuán fāng ship (commerce)
次方 cì fāng (raised to the) nth power
次方言 cì fāng yán subdialect
大大方方 dà dà fāng fāng confident/calm/natural/poised
大方 dà fāng expert/scholar/mother earth/a type of green tea
大方 dà fang generous/magnanimous/stylish/in good taste/easy-mannered/natural and relaxed
大方广佛华严经 dà fāng guǎng Fó huá yán jīng Avatamsaka sutra of the Huayan school/also called Buddhavatamsaka-mahavaipulya Sutra, the Flower adornment sutra or the Garland sutra
大方县 Dà fāng xiàn Dafang county in Bijie prefecture 畢節地區|毕节地区[Bì jié dì qū], Guizhou
大方之家 dà fāng zhī jiā learned person/expert in a certain field/abbr. to 方家[fāng jiā]
大政方针 dà zhèng fāng zhēn major policy of the national government
贷方 dài fāng credit side (of a balance sheet)/creditor/lender
代数方程 dài shù fāng chéng algebraic equation/polynomial equation
丹方 dān fāng folk remedy
单方 dān fāng unilateral/one-sided/home remedy/folk prescription(same as 丹方)/single-drug prescription (same as 奇方[jī fāng], one of the seven kinds of prescriptions of Chinese medicine 七方[qī fāng])/metaphorically. a good solution
单方过失碰撞 dān fāng guò shī pèng zhuàng collision in which only one party is at fault
单方决定 dān fāng jué dìng to decide without reference to other parties involved/unilateral decision
单方恐吓 dān fāng kǒng hè unilateral threat
单方面 dān fāng miàn unilateral
单方向 dān fāng xiàng unidirectional/single-aspect
单方宣告 dān fāng xuān gào unilateral declaration
单方制剂 dān fāng zhì jì prescribed preparation
第二次汉字简化方案 Dì èr cì Hàn zì Jiǎn huà Fāng àn Second Chinese Character Simplification Scheme (second round of simplified Chinese characters, proposed in 1977 and retracted in 1986)/abbr. to 二簡|二简[èr jiǎn]
地方 dì fāng region/regional (away from the central administration)/local
地方 dì fang area/place/space/room/territory/CL:處|处[chù],個|个[gè],塊|块[kuài]
敌方 dí fāng enemy
地方法院 dì fāng fǎ yuàn county court/district court
地方官 dì fāng guān local official
地方戏 dì fāng xì local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧[Yuè jù], Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧[Chuān jù], Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧[Yù jù] etc
地方戏曲 dì fāng xì qǔ local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧[Yuè jù], Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧[Chuān jù], Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧[Yù jù] etc
地方性 dì fāng xìng local
地方性斑疹伤寒 dì fāng xìng bān zhěn shāng hán murine typhus fever
地方主义 dì fāng zhǔ yì regionalism/favoring one's local region
地方自治 dì fāng zì zhì local autonomy/home rule
第三方 dì sān fāng third party
缔约方 dì yuē fāng party in a contract, treaty etc
刁藩都方程 Diāo fān dōu fāng chéng Diophantine equation
东北方 dōng běi fāng northeast/northeastern
东方 Dōng fāng the East/the Orient/two-character surname Dongfang
东方 dōng fāng east
东方阿閦佛 Dōng fāng Ā chù fó Aksobhya, the imperturbable ruler of Eastern Paradise, Abhirati
东方白鹳 dōng fāng bái guàn (bird species of China) oriental stork (Ciconia boyciana)
东方斑鵖 dōng fāng bān bī (bird species of China) variable wheatear (Oenanthe picata)
东方不亮西方亮 dōng fāng bù liàng xī fāng liàng if it isn't bright in the east, it'll be bright in the west (idiom)/if something doesn't work here, it might work somewhere else
东方大苇莺 dōng fāng dà wěi yīng (bird species of China) oriental reed warbler (Acrocephalus orientalis)
东方航空 Dōng fāng Háng kōng China Eastern Airlines
东方鸻 dōng fāng héng (bird species of China) oriental plover (Charadrius veredus)
东方红 Dōng fāng Hóng The East is Red, north Shaanxi folk song
东方叽咋柳莺 dōng fāng jī zǎ liǔ yīng (bird species of China) mountain chiffchaff (Phylloscopus sindianus)
东方黎族自治县 Dōng fāng Lí zú Zì zhì xiàn Dongfang Lizu autonomous county, Hainan
东方马脑炎病毒 dōng fāng mǎ nǎo yán bìng dú eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus
东方明珠电视塔 Dōng fāng Míng zhū Diàn shì Tǎ Oriental Pearl Television Tower
东方明珠塔 Dōng fāng Míng zhū Tǎ Oriental Pearl Tower
东方狍 dōng fāng páo Siberian roe deer (Capreolus pygargus)
东方青龙 Dōng fāng Qīng lóng see 青龍|青龙[Qīng lóng]
东方日报 Dōng fāng Rì bào Oriental Daily News
东方三博士 Dōng fāng sān Bó shì the Magi/the Three Wise Kings from the East in the biblical nativity story
东方市 Dōng fāng shì Dongfang City, Hainan
东方文明 Dōng fāng wén míng Eastern civilization
东西方 dōng xī fāng east and west/east to west
东西方文化 dōng xī fāng wén huà Eastern and Western culture
独霸一方 dú bà yī fāng to exercise sole hegemony (idiom)/to dominate a whole area (market, resources etc)/to hold as one's personal fiefdom
端方 duān fāng upright/honest/proper/correct
对方 duì fāng counterpart/other person involved/opposite side/other side/receiving party
对方付费电话 duì fāng fù fèi diàn huà collect call
对方付款电话 duì fāng fù kuǎn diàn huà collect call
多方 duō fāng in many ways/from all sides
踱方步 duó fāng bù to pace/to stroll
多方面 duō fāng miàn many-sided/in many aspects
多方位 duō fāng wèi many-sided/versatile/various aspects/all-round/multidirectional
多项式方程 duō xiàng shì fāng chéng (math.) polynomial equation
多项式方程组 duō xiàng shì fāng chéng zǔ (math.) system of polynomial equations
俄罗斯方块 É luó sī Fāng kuài Tetris (video game)
二百方针 èr bǎi fāng zhēn see 雙百方針|双百方针[shuāng bǎi fāng zhēn]
二次方 èr cì fāng square (i.e. x times x)
二次方程 èr cì fāng chéng quadratic equation
反方 fǎn fāng the side opposed to the proposition (in a formal debate)
方案 fāng àn plan/program (for action etc)/proposal/proposed bill/CL:個|个[gè],套[tào]
方便 fāng biàn convenient/suitable/to facilitate/to make things easy/having money to spare/(euphemism) to relieve oneself
方便面 fāng biàn miàn instant noodles
方便贴 fāng biàn tiē Post-it note/sticky note
方才 fāng cái just now/then
方策 fāng cè strategy/policy/general plan/variant of 方冊|方册[fāng cè]
方册 fāng cè ancient books and volumes/classical writings
方差 fāng chā variance (statistics)
方城 Fāng chéng Fangcheng county in Nanyang 南陽|南阳[Nán yáng], Henan
方城 fāng chéng square castle/mahjong layout (with the tiles laid out as a square)
方程 fāng chéng mathematical equation
方程式 fāng chéng shì equation
方城县 Fāng chéng xiàn Fangcheng county in Nanyang 南陽|南阳[Nán yáng], Henan
方程组 fāng chéng zǔ (math.) simultaneous equations/system of equations
方寸 fāng cùn square cun (Chinese unit of area: 1 cun × 1 cun, or 3⅓ cm × 3⅓ cm)/heart/mind
方寸大乱 fāng cùn dà luàn (idiom) to become agitated/to get worked up
方寸已乱 fāng cùn yǐ luàn (idiom) confused/troubled/bewildered
方顶 fāng dǐng square roof
方法 fāng fǎ method/way/means/CL:個|个[gè]
方法论 fāng fǎ lùn methodology/Discours de la méthode by René Descartes 笛卡兒|笛卡儿[Dí kǎ ér], 1637
方法学 fāng fǎ xué methodology
方方面面 fāng fāng miàn miàn all sides/all aspects/multi-faceted
方方正正 fāng fāng zhèng zhèng square-shaped
方格 fāng gé checked pattern/square box character (in Chinese text) indicating illegible character
方格纸 fāng gé zhǐ squared paper/graph paper/grid paper (manuscript paper with squares for Chinese characters)
方根 fāng gēn square root
方剂 fāng jì prescription/recipe (Chinese medicine)
方家 fāng jiā learned person/expert in a certain field/abbr. for 大方之家[dà fāng zhī jiā]
方解石 fāng jiě shí calcite (CaCO3 as rock-forming mineral)
方孔钱 fāng kǒng qián round coin with a square hole in the middle, used in former times in China
方块 fāng kuài cube/block/square/rectangle/diamond ♦ (in card games)
方块草皮 fāng kuài cǎo pí divot (golf)
方块字 fāng kuài zì Chinese characters
方框图 fāng kuàng tú flowchart/block diagram
方括号 fāng kuò hào square brackets [ ]
方腊 Fāng Là Fang La
方帽 fāng mào mortarboard/square academic cap
方面 fāng miàn respect/aspect/field/side/CL:個|个[gè]
方命 fāng mìng against orders/to disobey/to refuse to accept orders
方能 fāng néng can then (and only then)
方妮 Fāng nī Fanny (name)
方铅矿 fāng qiān kuàng galena
方枘圆凿 fāng ruì yuán záo to put a square peg in a round hole/incompatible (idiom)
方山 Fāng shān Fangshan county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁[Lu:3 liáng], Shanxi 山西
方山县 Fāng shān xiàn Fangshan county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁[Lu:3 liáng], Shanxi 山西
方士 fāng shì alchemist/necromancer
方式 fāng shì way/manner/style/mode/pattern/CL:個|个[gè]
方术 fāng shù arts of healing, divination, horoscope etc/supernatural arts (old)
方糖 fāng táng sugar cube
方头 fāng tóu square headed
方头巾 fāng tóu jīn headscarf
方头括号 fāng tóu kuò hào lenticular brackets (【】 or 〖〗)
方头螺帽 fāng tóu luó mào square headed nut
方腿 fāng tuǐ processed ham product
方位 fāng wèi direction/points of the compass/bearing/position/azimuth
方位词 fāng wèi cí noun of locality (linguistics)
方位角 fāng wèi jiǎo azimuth
方尾鹟 fāng wěi wēng (bird species of China) grey-headed canary-flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis)
访问方式 fǎng wèn fāng shì access method
方文山 Fāng Wén shān Vincent Fang (1969-), Taiwanese multi-Golden Melody Award lyricist
方物 fāng wù produced locally/local product (with distinctive native features)
方? fāng xì (arch.) metal horn attached as shield to horse or to the axle of a chariot
方向 fāng xiàng direction/orientation/path to follow/CL:個|个[gè]
方向感 fāng xiàng gǎn sense of direction
方向盘 fāng xiàng pán steering wheel
方向性 fāng xiàng xìng directionality (molecular biology)
方形 fāng xíng square/square-shaped
方兴未艾 fāng xīng wèi ài flourishing and still in the ascendant (idiom)/rapidly expanding/still growing strong/on the up
方兴未已 fāng xīng wèi yǐ flourishing and still in the ascendant (idiom)/rapidly expanding/still growing strong/on the up
方言 Fāng yán the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄[Yáng Xióng] in 1st century, containing over 9000 characters
方言 fāng yán topolect/dialect
方毅 Fāng Yì Fang Yi (1916-1997), senior party apparatchik
方音 fāng yīn dialectal accent
方圆 fāng yuán perimeter/range/(within) a radius of ...
方丈 Fāng zhang one of three fabled islands in Eastern sea, abode of immortals
方丈 fāng zhang square zhang (i.e. unit of area 10 feet square)/monastic room 10 feet square/Buddhist or Daoist abbot/abbot's chamber
方针 fāng zhēn policy/guidelines/CL:個|个[gè]
方阵 fāng zhèn square-shaped formation (military)/phalanx/(math.) matrix
方正 Fāng zhèng Fangzheng county in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Hā ěr bīn], Heilongjiang
方正 fāng zhèng clear and square/neat/square (person)
方正县 Fāng zhèng xiàn Fangzheng county in Harbin 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Hā ěr bīn], Heilongjiang
方志 fāng zhì local chronicles/district records
方知 fāng zhī to realize only then
方舟 fāng zhōu ark
方庄 Fāng zhuāng Fangzhuang neighborhood of Beijing
方子 fāng zi prescription (of medicine)
方滋未艾 fāng zī wèi ài flourishing and still in the ascendant (idiom)/rapidly expanding/still growing strong/on the up
非处方药 fēi chǔ fāng yào over-the-counter drug
非官方 fēi guān fāng unofficial
负方 fù fāng the losing side
复方 fù fāng compound prescription (involving several medicines)
付方 fù fāng credit side (of a balance sheet), as opposed to 收方[shōu fāng]
付款方式 fù kuǎn fāng shì terms of payment/payment method
膏方 gāo fāng medicinal concoction in paste form (TCM)
各方 gè fāng all parties (in a dispute etc)/all sides/all directions
古方 gǔ fāng ancient prescription
官方 guān fāng government/official (approved or issued by an authority)
官方语言 guān fāng yǔ yán official language
管教无方 guǎn jiào wú fāng unable to discipline a child/incapable of dealing with (unruly child)
贵方 guì fāng (in business etc) your side/you
韩方 Hán fāng the Korean side
何方 hé fāng where?
合同各方 hé tong gè fāng parties to a contract (law)
合作方 hé zuò fāng (business) partner
后方 hòu fāng the rear/far behind the front line
化学方程式 huà xué fāng chéng shì chemical equation
挥斥方遒 huī chì fāng qiú full of vim
己方 jǐ fāng our side/one's own (side etc)
积分方程 jī fēn fāng chéng integral equation (math.)
技术方案 jì shù fāng àn technology program/technical solution
甲方 jiǎ fāng first party (law)/see also 乙方[yǐ fāng]
见方 jiàn fāng (measurement) (after a length) square (as in "10 feet square")
检方 jiǎn fāng the prosecution/prosecutors
检控方 jiǎn kòng fāng the prosecuting side (in a trial)/the prosecution
借方 jiè fāng borrower/debit side (of a balance sheet)
借方差额 jiè fāng chā é debit balance (accountancy)
解理方向 jiě lǐ fāng xiàng direction of cleavage (e.g. of slate)
借入方 jiè rù fāng borrower/debit side (of a balance sheet)
结算方式 jié suàn fāng shì settlement terms (accountancy, law)
近畿地方 Jìn jī dì fāng Kinki chihō, region of Japan around the old capital Kyōto, including Kyōto prefecture 京都府[Jīng dū fǔ], Ōsaka prefecture 大阪府[Dà bǎn fǔ], Shiga prefecture 滋賀縣|滋贺县[Zī hè xiàn], Nara prefecture 奈良縣|奈良县[Nài liáng xiàn], Mi'e prefecture 三重縣|三重县[Sān chóng xiàn], Wakayama prefecture 和歌山縣|和歌山县[Hé gē shān xiàn], Hyōgo prefecture 兵庫縣|兵库县[Bīng kù xiàn]
警方 jǐng fāng police
军方 jūn fāng military
均方 jūn fāng mean square
卡方 kǎ fāng chi-square (math.)
开方 kāi fāng to extract a square root
开三次方 kāi sān cì fāng cube root/to extract a cube root
孔方兄 kǒng fāng xiōng (coll., humorous) money (so named because in former times, Chinese coins had a square hole in the middle)
快捷方式 kuài jié fāng shì (computer) shortcut
拉丁方块 Lā dīng fāng kuài Latin square (math. puzzle)
来日方长 lái rì fāng cháng the future is long (idiom)/there will be ample time for that later/We'll cross that bridge when we get there
老地方 lǎo dì fāng same place as before/usual place/stomping ground
劳方 láo fāng labor (as opposed to capital or management)/the workers
磊落大方 lěi luò dà fāng to be generous in the extreme (idiom)
立方 lì fāng cube (math.)/abbr. for 立方體|立方体[lì fāng tǐ]/abbr. for 立方米[lì fāng mǐ]
立方根 lì fāng gēn cubic root (math.)
立方公尺 lì fāng gōng chǐ cubic meter (m³)
立方厘米 lì fāng lí mǐ cubic centimeter
立方米 lì fāng mǐ cubic meter (unit of volume)
立方体 lì fāng tǐ cube/cubic
利害关系方 lì hài guān xi fāng interested party
联立方程式 lián lì fāng chéng shì simultaneous equations (math.)
联系方式 lián xì fāng shì contact details
两方 liǎng fāng both sides (in contract)/the two opposing sides (in a dispute)
良方 liáng fāng good medicine/effective prescription/fig. good plan/effective strategy
另一方面 lìng yī fāng miàn on the other hand/another aspect
六方 liù fāng hexagonal
六方会谈 liù fāng huì tán six-sided talks (on North Korea)
六方最密堆积 liù fāng zuì mì duī jī hexagonal close-packed (HCP) (math.)
刘涓子鬼遗方 Liú Juān zǐ guǐ yí fāng Liu Juanzi's medical recipes bequeathed by the ghost Huang Fugui 黃父鬼|黄父鬼
鲁毕克方块 Lǔ bì kè fāng kuài Rubik's cube/magic cube
落落大方 luò luò dà fāng (of one's conduct, speech etc) natural and unrestrained
买方 mǎi fāng buyer (in contracts)
卖方 mài fāng seller (in contracts)
买方市场 mǎi fāng shì chǎng buyer's market
没有规矩,不成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, bù chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
没有规矩,何以成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, hé yǐ chéng fāng yuán without rules, how can anything be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
蒙特卡罗方法 Méng tè Kǎ luó fāng fǎ Monte Carlo method (math.)
秘方 mì fāng secret recipe
面心立方最密堆积 miàn xīn lì fāng zuì mì duī jī face-centered cubic (FCC) (math.)
魔方 mó fāng Rubik's cube/magic cube
魔术方块 mó shù fāng kuài Rubik's cube/magic cube
男方 nán fāng the bridegroom's side/of the bridegroom's family
南方 nán fāng south/the southern part of the country/the South
南方澳渔港 Nán fāng ào Yú gǎng Nanfang-ao Port in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yí lán xiàn], Taiwan
南方古猿 Nán fāng Gǔ yuán Australopithecus
南方周末 Nán fāng Zhōu mò Southern Weekend (newspaper)
女方 nǚ fāng the bride's side (of a wedding)/of the bride's party
配方 pèi fāng prescription/cooking recipe/formulation/completing the square (to solve quadratic equation, math.)
配方法 pèi fāng fǎ completing the square (method of solving quadratic equation, math.)
偏方 piān fāng folk remedy/home remedy
偏微分方程 piān wēi fēn fāng chéng partial differential equation (PDE)
平方 píng fāng square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)
平方成反比 píng fāng chéng fǎn bǐ proportional to inverse square (physics)
平方反比定律 píng fāng fǎn bì dìng lǜ inverse-square law (physics)
平方反比律 píng fāng fǎn bǐ lǜ inverse square law (physics)
平方根 píng fāng gēn square root
平方公里 píng fāng gōng lǐ square kilometer
平方米 píng fāng mǐ square meter
平方平均数 píng fāng píng jūn shù root mean square (RMS)/quadratic root
平方千米 píng fāng qiān mǐ square kilometer
平方英尺 píng fāng yīng chǐ square foot (unit of area equal to 0.093 m²)
七方 qī fāng (Chinese medicine) the seven kinds of prescriptions 大方, 小方, 缓方, 急方, 奇方, 偶方 and 重方 or 复方
欺以其方 qī yǐ qí fāng deceived by a pretense of reason (idiom)
前方 qián fāng ahead/the front
千方百计 qiān fāng bǎi jì lit. thousand ways, a hundred plans (idiom)/by every possible means
前方高能 qián fāng gāo néng (slang) Something awesome is about to happen! (originally, in a Japanese space battleship anime, it meant "Danger! High energy up ahead!" — a warning to either prepare for battle or take evasive action)
千金方 Qiān jīn fāng Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold, early Tang compendium of herbal medicine by Sun Simiao 孫思邈|孙思邈[Sūn Sī miǎo]
千金要方 Qiān jīn Yào fāng Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold, early Tang compendium of herbal medicine by Sun Simiao 孫思邈|孙思邈[Sūn Sī miǎo]
全方位 quán fāng wèi all around/omnidirectional/complete/holistic/comprehensive
日方 Rì fāng the Japanese side or party (in negotiations etc)
三次方 sān cì fāng cube (third power, math.)
三次方程 sān cì fāng chéng cubic equation (math.)
尚方宝剑 shàng fāng bǎo jiàn variant of 尚方劍|尚方剑[shàng fāng jiàn]/imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers)/in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill
上方宝剑 shàng fāng bǎo jiàn imperial sword (giving bearer plenipotentiary powers)/imperial Chinese version of 007 licensed to kill
尚方剑 shàng fāng jiàn imperial sword (giving bearer arbitrary powers)/in fiction, Chinese version of 007's license to kill
什么地方 shén me dì fang somewhere/someplace/where
生活方式 shēng huó fāng shì way of life/lifestyle
视觉方言 shì jué fāng yán (linguistics) eye dialect
收方 shōu fāng receiving party/recipient/debit side (of balance sheet), as opposed to credit side 付方[fù fāng]
双百方针 shuāng bǎi fāng zhēn refers to 百花運動|百花运动[Bǎi huā Yùn dòng] with its slogan 百花齊放,百家爭鳴|百花齐放,百家争鸣
双方 shuāng fāng bilateral/both sides/both parties involved
双方同意 shuāng fāng tóng yì bilateral agreement
水立方 Shuǐ lì fāng Water Cube, nickname of Beijing National Aquatics Center 北京國家游泳中心|北京国家游泳中心, swimming venue of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
四方 sì fāng four-way/four-sided/in all directions/everywhere
四方步 sì fāng bù a slow march
四方脸 sì fāng liǎn square-jawed face
四方帽 sì fāng mào see 方帽[fāng mào]
四方区 Sì fāng qū Sifang district of Qingdao city 青島市|青岛市, Shandong
四方台 Sì fāng tái Sifangtai district of Shuangyashan city 雙鴨山|双鸭山[Shuāng yā shān], Heilongjiang
四方台区 Sì fāng tái qū Sifangtai district of Shuangyashan city 雙鴨山|双鸭山[Shuāng yā shān], Heilongjiang
四面八方 sì miàn bā fāng in all directions/all around/far and near
塌方 tā fāng to cave in/to collapse/landslide
坍方 tān fāng to collapse/landslide
天方 Tiān fāng (old) Arabia/Arabian
天方夜谭 Tiān fāng Yè tán The Arabian Nights (classic story)
天方夜谭 tiān fāng yè tán fantasy story
天各一方 tiān gè yī fāng (of relatives or friends) to live far apart from each other
投保方 tóu bǎo fāng policyholder (insurance)
土方 tǔ fāng cubic meter of earth (unit of measurement)/excavated soil/earthwork (abbr. for 土方工程[tǔ fāng gōng chéng])/(TCM) folk remedy
土方工程 tǔ fāng gōng chéng earthwork
土方子 tǔ fāng zi (TCM) folk remedy
土石方 tǔ shí fāng excavated soil and rock/construction spoil
外圆内方 wài yuán nèi fāng lit. outside-flexible, inside-firm (idiom)/fig. velvet glove
微分方程 wēi fēn fāng chéng differential equation (math.)
我方 wǒ fāng our side/we
五方 wǔ fāng the five regions: the east, south, west, north and center/all parts/China and the lands beyond its frontiers
西北方 xī běi fāng northwest/northwestern
西方 Xī fāng the West/the Occident/Western countries
西方滨鹬 xī fāng bīn yù (bird species of China) western sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
西方极乐世界 xī fāng jí lè shì jiè Western Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss or Sukhavati (Sanskrit)
西方马脑炎病毒 xī fāng mǎ nǎo yán bìng dú western equine encephalitis (WEE) virus
西方狍 xī fāng páo roe deer/capreolus capreolus
西方人 Xī fāng rén Westerner/Occidental
西方松鸡 xī fāng sōng jī (bird species of China) western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus)
西方秧鸡 xī fāng yāng jī (bird species of China) water rail (Rallus aquaticus)
遐方 xiá fāng distant places/distant lands
下方 xià fāng underneath/below/the underside/world of mortals/to descend to the world of mortals (of gods)
下风方向 xià fēng fāng xiàng leeward
仙方 xiān fāng prescription of elixir/potion of immortality/potion prescribed by an immortal
仙方儿 xiān fāng er erhua variant of 仙方[xiān fāng]
线性方程 xiàn xìng fāng chéng linear equation (math.)
想方设法 xiǎng fāng shè fǎ to think up every possible method (idiom)/to devise ways and means/to try this, that and the other
校方 xiào fāng the school (as a party in a contract, dispute etc)/the school authorities
协方差 xié fāng chā (statistics) covariance
斜方肌 xié fāng jī trapezius muscle (of the upper back and neck)
斜方型 xié fāng xíng trapezium (geometry)
行动方案 xíng dòng fāng àn program of action
薛定谔方程 Xuē dìng è fāng chéng Schrödinger's wave equation
血气方刚 xuè qì fāng gāng full of sap (idiom)/young and vigorous
验方 yàn fāng a tried and tested medical prescription
眼观六路耳听八方 yǎn guān liù lù ěr tīng bā fāng lit. 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 sì chù, ěr tīng bā fāng see 眼觀四面,耳聽八方|眼观四面,耳听八方[yǎn guān sì miàn, ěr tīng bā fāng]
眼观四面,耳听八方 yǎn guān sì miàn, ěr tīng bā fāng lit. the eyes observe all sides and the ears listen in all directions (idiom)/fig. to be observant and alert
药方 yào fāng prescription
药方儿 yào fāng er erhua variant of 藥方|药方[yào fāng]
一次方程 yī cì fāng chéng linear equation
一次方程式 yī cì fāng chéng shì linear equation (math.)
乙方 yǐ fāng second party (law)/see also 甲方[jiǎ fāng]
一方 yī fāng a party (in a contract or legal case)/one side/area/region
一方面 yī fāng miàn on the one hand
一级方程式 Yī jí Fāng chéng shì Formula One
贻笑大方 yí xiào dà fāng to make a fool of oneself/to make oneself a laughing stock
贻笑方家 yí xiào fāng jiā a novice making a fool of himself/to make oneself ridiculous before experts
一醉方休 yī zuì fāng xiū to get thoroughly drunk (idiom)/to get plastered
右方 yòu fāng right-hand side
有方 yǒu fāng to do things right/to use the correct method
有关各方 yǒu guān gè fāng all parties involved
盂方水方 yú fāng shuǐ fāng If the basin is square, the water in it will also be square. (idiom)
与人方便,自己方便 yǔ rén fāng biàn, zì jǐ fāng biàn Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
远方 yuǎn fāng far away/a distant location
远方来鸿 yuǎn fāng lái hóng letter from afar (literary)
圆凿方枘 yuán záo fāng ruì see 方枘圓鑿|方枘圆凿[fāng ruì yuán záo]
运动方程 yùn dòng fāng chéng equations of motion
运算方法 yùn suàn fāng fǎ rules of arithmetic
运行方式 yùn xíng fāng shì operating method/running mode
在下方 zài xià fāng beneath
占地方 zhàn dì fang to take up space
轸方 zhěn fāng square/four-square
正方 zhèng fāng the side in favor of the proposition (in a formal debate)
正方体 zhèng fāng tǐ a rectangular parallelepiped
正方向 zhèng fāng xiàng orientation
正方形 zhèng fāng xíng square
直方图 zhí fāng tú histogram/bar chart
指挥有方,人人乐从 zhǐ huī yǒu fāng, rén rén lè cóng Command right and you will be obeyed cheerfully. (idiom)
志在四方 zhì zài sì fāng to aspire to travel far and make one's mark (idiom)
执政方式 zhí zhèng fāng shì governing method
中方 Zhōng fāng the Chinese side (in an international venture)
中方县 Zhōng fāng xiàn Zhongfang county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化[Huái huà], Hunan
中国北方工业公司 Zhōng guó Běi fāng Gōng yè Gōng sī China North Industries Corporation (Norinco)
中国东方航空 Zhōng guó Dōng fāng Háng kōng China Eastern Airlines
助记方法 zhù jì fāng fǎ mnemonic method
资方 zī fāng the owners of a private enterprise/management/capital (as opposed to labor)
总方针 zǒng fāng zhēn general policy/overall guidelines
最小平方法 zuì xiǎo píng fāng fǎ method of least squares (math.) (Tw)

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