fàng let go; release

Made up of [ fāng square; honest; upright radical 70, suī rap radical 66]

Note

The phonetic 'fang' this time is on the right side with 'rap' giving some idea of use of a hand
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses fāng component: 仿 fǎng (to imitate) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 访 fǎng (to visit) fáng (to protect) fáng (house) lǚ (trip) shī (to grant) zú (clan)
Also uses suī component: gù (happening) huī (emblem) jiào (religion) jiāo (to teach) sàn (to scatter) xiào (effect) yōu (distant) zhì (to send)

Different tone

fāng (square) fāng (basket) fáng (house) fáng (to protect) 访 fǎng (to visit) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric) 仿 fǎng (to imitate)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

心花怒放 xīn huā nù fàng Full flowering of joy
州官放火 zhōu guān fàng huǒ Bewailing pompous and incompetent officials. The story is that an official refused that his name 'Deng' should be used in any official proclamation. A problem arose when the Lantern or 'Deng' festival was to be announced. Instead of 'Deng' he used the character for Fire instead announcing the coming of Fire throughout the town

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