fàn food

Made up of [ shí food; eat radical 184, fǎn contrary; in reverse; inside out or upside down; to rebel ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The food radical gives the meaning, 'Fan' (contrary) gives the phonetic
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using shí : yǐn (to drink) bǎo (to eat till full) jiǎo (dumpling) guǎn (building)
Using fǎn : bǎn (board) bǎn (a register)

Different tone

fǎn (contrary)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

粗茶淡饭 cū chá dàn fàn On starvation diet
生米煮成熟饭 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn What has been done can not be done again. Actions have already been taken that can not be reversed

Phrases

米饭 mǐ fàn food

Chinese Cuisine

A fine Chinese meal is a carefully balanced mixtures of flavors, textures, colors and food types. Although Western fast food has made major inroads in the cities there is still a great appreciation as food as one of the finer pleasures in life. Etiquette at formal banquets is important for visitors to understand before visiting China. Each region in China has its own variations with regional specialities, the cuisine in Guangdong is very different from that of Gansu.
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Titanic recreation

The foundations of a new major tourist attraction have been laid of an ambitious $1 billion project. The new Titanic is located far inland - on the Qijiang River, Sichuan. The builders are planning to honor the blockbuster film 'Titanic' rather than the original doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Some of the key rooms and cabins will be faithfully recreated but not all of them. It is due to be open for visitors by the end of 2017.

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