fā to send out; to issue; to develop

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

Related characters


Using yòu : duì (right) fà (hair) fǎn (contrary) jí (and) jī (fowl) nán (difficult) qǔ (to take) shèng (holy) shù (tree) bào (to announce) huān (merry) yǒu (friend) zhī (to support) shòu (to receive) jiān (difficult)

Different tone

fǎ (law) fà (hair)

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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 an extreme 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

否认
Shǐ kǒu fǒu rèn [shi kou fou ren]
arrow mouth deny
To shoot arrows from the mouth. To deny the truth
To flatly deny
Wed 10th Jan

The long cold trek to school

A distressing story of harsh life in the provinces has moved many hearts on Chinese social media.

Wang Fuman walked the 3 miles to school in the freezing cold dressed only in thin clothes. He is one of the millions of 'left-behind' children who live in villages. Both his parents have moved away to work in the cities and so he is looked after by an older sister and his grandmother. Cold weather in Yunnan province can be fierce but is not as common as elsewhere in China.


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