fáng house; room; branch of an extended family

Made up of [ door , fāng square; honest; upright radical 70]


The door radical indicates meaning, 'fang' gives phonetic and suggests 'four sides' that make up a building
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters

Also uses fāng component: fàng (let go) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 访 fǎng (to visit) fáng (to protect) lǚ (trip) zú (clan)

Sounds same

fáng (to protect)

Different tone

fāng (square) fāng (basket) 访 fǎng (to visit) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fàng (let go)

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瓦房店 Wafangdian, Liaoning

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