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The Chinese word fa - 发 - fā
(to open up in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced . However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to open up, to send out, to utter, to develop, to discover, development,
to issue, to deliver, discovery, delivery

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 发 ( fā ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( fa / fā ) with pronunciation (English translation: to open up )
发 ( fa / fā ) in traditional characters
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Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to provide  |  to happen
发 ( fa / fā ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 66)
Chinese example words containing the character 发 ( fa / fā )
布拉迪斯拉发 ( Bùlādísīlāfā = Bratislava ), 出发 ( chūfā = to depart ), 发表 ( fābiăo = to publish ), 发烧 ( fāshāo = fever ), 发生 ( fāshēng = to occur ), 发现 ( fāxiàn = to find ), 发音 ( fāyīn = to pronounce ), 发展 ( fāzhăn = to develop ), 发膜 ( fàmó = hair mask ), 护发素 ( hùfàsù = hair conditioner ), 理发 ( lĭfà = haircut ), 沙发 ( shāfā = sofa ), 头发 ( tóufa = hair ), 洗发精 ( xĭfàjīng = shampoo ), 洗发水 ( xĭfàshuĭ = shampoo )
More words that mean to send out in Chinese
shè ( 射 )

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