(fān)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. to turn over
  2. capsize
  3. translate

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
翻译 fānyì translate/translation/interpret
推翻 tuīfān overthrow/topple
侧空翻 cè kōng fān aerial cartwheel/side somersault
打翻 dǎ fān to overturn/to overthrow/to strike down (an enemy)
打翻身仗 dǎ fān shēn zhàng to work hard towards a turnaround/to fight to reverse sth
倒海翻江 dǎo hǎi fān jiāng see 翻江倒海[fān jiāng dǎo hǎi]
地牛翻身 dì niú fān shēn (Tw) (coll.) earthquake (According to a folk tale, earthquakes are caused by the occasional movements of an ox that lives under the earth.)
兜翻 dōu fān to expose/to turn over
翻案 fān àn to reverse a verdict/to present different views on a historical person or verdict
翻白眼 fān bái yǎn to roll one's eyes
翻版 fān bǎn to reprint/reproduction/pirate copy/(fig.) imitation/carbon copy/clone
翻版碟 fān bǎn dié copy of DVD/pirate DVD
翻倍 fān bèi to double
翻本 fān běn to win back one's money (gambling etc)
翻遍 fān biàn to rummage through/to turn everything over/to ransack
翻唱 fān chàng cover song/to cover a song
翻炒 fān chǎo to stir-fry
翻车鱼 fān chē yú ocean sunfish (Mola mola)
翻沉 fān chén to capsize and sink
翻船 fān chuán to capsize/(fig.) to suffer a setback or defeat
翻倒 fān dǎo to overturn/to overthrow/to capsize/to collapse
翻动 fān dòng to flip over/to turn (a page)/to scroll (an electronic document)/to stir (food in a pot etc)/to move things about/to rummage
翻番 fān fān to double/to increase by a certain number of times
翻覆 fān fù to overturn (a vehicle)/to capsize/to turn upside down/to change completely
翻盖 fān gài flip-top (mobile phone, handbag etc)/to rebuild/to renovate
翻跟斗 fān gēn dǒu to turn a somersault
翻跟头 fān gēn tou to turn a somersault
翻耕 fān gēng to plow/to turn the soil
翻供 fān gòng to retract testimony/to withdraw a confession
翻滚 fān gǔn to roll/to boil
翻过 fān guò to turn over/to transform
翻过来 fān guò lái to overturn/to turn upside down
翻悔 fān huǐ to renege/to go back (on a deal)/to back out (of a promise)
翻拣 fān jiǎn to browse and select/to glance through and check
翻检 fān jiǎn to rummage/to look through/to leaf through
翻江倒海 fān jiāng dǎo hǎi lit. overturning seas and rivers (idiom)/fig. overwhelming/earth-shattering/in a spectacular mess
翻搅 fān jiǎo to stir up/to turn over
翻筋斗 fān jīn dǒu to tumble/to turn a somersault
翻旧账 fān jiù zhàng to turn over old accounts/fig. to revive old quarrels/to reopen old wounds
翻卷 fān juǎn to spin/to whirl around
翻开 fān kāi to open up
翻看 fān kàn to browse/to look over (books)
翻空出奇 fān kōng chū qí to overturn empty convention, and display originality (idiom)/new and different ideas
翻来覆去 fān lái fù qù to toss and turn (sleeplessly)/again and again
翻老皇历 fān lǎo huáng lì to look to the past for guidance (idiom)
翻老账 fān lǎo zhàng to turn over old accounts/fig. to revive old quarrels/to reopen old wounds
翻脸 fān liǎn to fall out with sb/to become hostile
翻脸不认人 fān liǎn bù rèn rén to fall out with sb and become hostile
翻领 fān lǐng turndown collar/lapel
翻拍 fān pāi to reproduce photographically/to duplicate/to adapt (as a movie)/to remake (a movie)/adaptation/reproduction/remake
翻盘 fān pán to make a comeback/(of a doctor's assessment of the gender of a fetus) to turn out to be wrong
翻篇儿 fān piān er to turn a page/(fig.) to turn over a new leaf
翻墙 fān qiáng lit. to climb over the wall/fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China
翻然 fān rán suddenly and completely (realize, change one's strategy etc)/also written 幡然[fān rán]
翻然悔悟 fān rán huǐ wù to see the error of one's ways/to make a clean break with one's past
翻山越岭 fān shān yuè lǐng to pass over mountains ridges (idiom)/fig. hardships of the journey
翻身 fān shēn to turn over (when lying)/(fig.) to free oneself/to emancipate oneself/to bring about a change of one's fortunes
翻石鹬 fān shí yù (bird species of China) ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
翻手为云覆手变雨 fān shǒu wéi yún fù shǒu biàn yǔ lit. turning his hand palm up he gathers the clouds, turning his hand palm down he turns them to rain/very powerful and capable (idiom)
翻糖 fān táng fondant (loanword)
翻腾 fān téng to turn over/to surge/to churn/to rummage/raging (torrent)
翻天覆地 fān tiān fù dì sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom)/fig. complete confusion/everything turned on its head
翻箱倒柜 fān xiāng dǎo guì to overturn trunks and boxes/to make a thorough search (idiom)
翻箱倒箧 fān xiāng dǎo qiè to overturn trunks and boxes/to make a thorough search (idiom)
翻新 fān xīn to revamp/a face-lift/to retread (a tire)/to refurbish (old clothes)/newly emerging
翻修 fān xiū to rebuild (house or road)/to overhaul
翻译 fān yì to translate/to interpret/translator/interpreter/translation/interpretation/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi],名[míng]
翻译家 fān yì jiā translator (of writings)
翻译者 fān yì zhě translator/interpreter
翻印 fān yìn to reprint (generally without authorization)
翻涌 fān yǒng to roll over and over (of billows or clouds)
翻越 fān yuè to cross/to surmount/to transcend
翻阅 fān yuè to thumb through/to flip through (a book)
翻云覆雨 fān yún fù yǔ to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom)/fig. to shift one's ground/tricky and inconstant/to make love
翻造 fān zào to rebuild/to renovate
翻转 fān zhuǎn to roll/to turn over/to invert/to flip
翻桌 fān zhuō to flip a table over (in a fit of anger)/(at a restaurant) to turn over a table (i.e. to complete a cycle from the seating of one group of diners until the arrival of another group at the same table)
翻桌率 fān zhuō lǜ table turnover rate (in a restaurant)
翻子拳 fān zi quán Fanziquan - "Overturning Fist" - Martial Art
翻嘴 fān zuǐ to withdraw a remark/to quarrel
翻作 fān zuò to compose/to write words to a tune
飞身翻腾 fēi shēn fān téng flying somersault
官翻 guān fān (of electronic goods) refurbished
横翻筋斗 héng fān jīn dǒu to turn cartwheels
后翻筋斗 hòu fān jīn dǒu backward somersault
后空翻 hòu kōng fān backward somersault/backflip
机翻 jī fān machine translation (abbr. for 機器翻譯|机器翻译[jī qì fān yì])
机器翻译 jī qì fān yì machine translation
机械翻译 jī xiè fān yì machine translation
空翻 kōng fān flip/somersault
拇外翻 mǔ wài fān bunion/hallux valgus
闹翻 nào fān to have a falling out/to have a big argument
闹翻天 nào fān tiān to create a big disturbance
前空翻 qián kōng fān forward somersault/front flip
倾翻 qīng fān to overturn/to topple/to tip
人仰马翻 rén yǎng mǎ fān to suffer a crushing defeat (idiom)/in a pitiful state/in a complete mess/to roll (with laughter)
天翻地覆 tiān fān dì fù sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom)/fig. complete confusion/everything turned on its head
同声翻译 tóng shēng fān yì simultaneous translation
推翻 tuī fān to overthrow
掀翻 xiān fān to turn sth over/to overturn
咸鱼翻身 xián yú fān shēn lit. the salted fish turns over (idiom)/fig. to experience a reversal of fortune
向后翻腾 xiàng hòu fān téng backward somersault
向前翻腾 xiàng qián fān téng forward somersault
易如翻掌 yì rú fān zhǎng see 易如反掌[yì rú fǎn zhǎng]
阴沟里翻船 yīn gōu lǐ fān chuán to meet with unexpected failure (idiom)/to fail miserably (where failure was not expected)
鹰爪翻子拳 yīng zhuǎ fān zi quán Ying Zhua Fan Zi Quan - "Eagle Claw" - Martial Art

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