fà to send out; to issue; to develop; hair

Made up of [ yòu also; in addition; and radical 29]

Note

As first tone it means to send out, as fourth tone means hair
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses yòu component: bào (to announce) dù (to pass) duì (right) fǎn (contrary) hàn (chinese) huān (merry) jí (and) jī (fowl) jiān (difficult) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shòu (to receive) shù (tree) shuāng (pair) yǒu (friend) zé (pool) zhī (to support)

Different tone

fǎ (law)
Alternative pronunciation : fā

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 发
Stroke order for character 发, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

大发雷霆 dà fā léi tíng Fly into a furious rage
箭在弦上,不得不发 jiàn zài xián shàng, bù dé bù fā Things have reached a point when something must be done
旧病复发 jiù bìng fù fā It is difficult to shake off a deeply rooted habit
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Yè cháng mèng duō [ye chang meng duo]
night long dream many
The longer the night, the more dreams there will be
When in hard times it is foolish to merely dream of better things
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride
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