Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

páng fāng

  1. fāng noun square / quadrilateral / one side
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: In the sense of 方形 (GHC '方' 4; Kroll '方' 1)
  2. fāng proper noun Fang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  3. fāng noun Kangxi radical 70
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. fāng measure word measure word for square things
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (NCCED '方' 11)
  5. fāng adjective square
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态 , Concept: Shape 形状
    Notes: (GHC '方' 3; Kroll '方' 1; NCCED '方' 1)
  6. fāng noun prescription
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 药方 (GHC '方' 10; NCCED '方' 9)
  7. fāng noun power / involution
    Domain: Mathematics 数学
    Notes: (NCCED '方' 10)
  8. fāng noun abbreviation for a square meter or cubic meter
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: (Kroll '方' 1a)
  9. fāng noun a way / a method
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 方 means 方法 or 办法. For example, 千方百计 'by every possible means' (CCI '千方百计'; GHC '方' 15; Kroll '方' 6; NCCED '方' 6).
  10. fāng adverb at the time when / just when
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 方 may be used as an adverbial marker to indicate simultaneity (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 121). For example, 及其壯也,血氣方剛,戒之在鬭 'When he is strong and the physical powers are full of vigor, he guards against quarrelsomeness.' (Lunyu: 16.7/46/14, translation by Legge; GHC '方' 19; Kroll '方' 7; NCCED '方' 12)
  11. fāng adverb only / just
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Kroll '方' 8; NCCED '方' 13)
  12. fāng noun a direction
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 方向 or 方位 (GHC '方' 11; Kroll '方' 4; NCCED '方' 3)
  13. fāng noun a place / a region
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 地方 'place' or 地域 'region' (GHC '方' 5, 7; Kroll '方' 4; NCCED '方' 2)
  14. fāng noun a party / a side
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Organization 组织
    Notes: In contracts and insurance, as in 甲方 and 乙方 (NCCED '方' 4)
  15. fāng noun a principle / a formula
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '方' 5a; NCCED '方' 5)
  16. fāng adjective honest / upright / proper
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '方' 14; Kroll '方' 3; NCCED '方' 7)
  17. fāng noun magic
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '方' 16; NCCED '方' 8)
  18. fāng noun earth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: By metonymy, as opposed to Heaven, which is round (Kroll '方' 2)
  19. fāng adjective earthly / mundane
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '方' 2a)
  20. fāng noun a scope / an aspect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 方圆 or 周围 (GHC '方' 6; Kroll '方' 4a)
  21. fāng adjective side-by-side / parallel
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 相并, especially two boats (Kroll '方' 5)
  22. fāng adjective agreeable / equable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '方' 5a)
  23. fāng adverb about to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Marks a future action in this sense (GHC '方' 1; Kroll '方' 9)
  24. fāng adjective equal / equivalent
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 相等 or 相当 (GHC '方' 2)
  25. fāng verb to compare
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 比拟 (GHC '方' 2)
  26. fāng noun a side
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In a physical sense, as in 一边 or 一面 (GHC '方' 8)
  27. fāng noun a wooden tablet for writing
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '方' 9)
  28. fāng noun a convention / a common practice
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 常规 or 常法 (GHC '方' 12)
  29. fāng noun a law / a standard
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 法度 or 准则 (GHC '方' 13)
  30. fāng verb to own / to possess
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 占有 (GHC '方' 17)
  31. fāng verb to disobey / to violate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 违 (GHC '方' 18)
  32. fāng verb to slander / to defame
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In place of 谤 (GHC '方' 21)
  33. páng adjective beside
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In place of 旁 (GHC '方' 22)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇七 志第一百六十 藝文六 Volume 207 Treatises 160: Arts and Literature 6 163
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷34 志第29 經籍三 Volume 34 Treatises 29: Bibliography 3 120
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百一十一  列傳第三十六    郭二張三王蘇薛程唐 Volume 111 Biographies 36: Guo, two Zhangs, three Wangs, Xu, Xue, Cheng, Tang 82
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十九    志第四十九  藝文三 Volume 59 Treatises 55: The Arts 3 77
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷八十四 翟方進傳 Volume 84: Zhai Fangjin 68
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷六十 列傳第三十 解系 孫旂 孟觀 牽秀 繆播 皇甫重 張輔 李含 張方 閻鼎 索靖 賈疋 Volume 60 Biographies 30: Xie Xi; Sun Qi; Meng Guan; Qian Xiu; Miao Bo; Zhang Fu; Li Han; Zhang Fang; Yan Ding; Suo Jing; Jia Pi 54
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十九 列傳第二十九 汝南王亮 楚王瑋 趙王倫 齊王冏 長沙王乂 成都王潁 河間王顒 東海王越 Volume 59 Biographies 29: Liang, Prince Wencheng of Ru'nan; Wei, Prince Yin of Chu; Lun, Prince of Zhao; Jiong, Prince of Qi; Ai, Prince of Changsha; Ying, Prince of Chengdu; Yong, Prince of Hejian; Yue, Prince Xiaoxian of Donghai 54
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百十八 列傳第七十七 張方平 王拱辰 張昪 趙槩 胡宿 Volume 318 Biographies 77: Zhang Fangping, Wang Gongchen, Zhang Bian, Zhao Gai, Hu Su 46
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷6  志第1 禮儀一 Volume 6 Treatises 1: Rites 1 46
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十四 志第四 地理上 Volume 14 Treatises 4: Geography Part One 46

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
方叔 方叔 方叔涖止 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧采芑 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Cai Qi 10
万方 萬方 誕告萬方 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 8
徐方 徐方 徐方繹騷 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧常武 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Chang Wu 7
方中 方中 日之方中 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧簡兮 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Jian Xi 5
方睦 方睦 蔡方睦於衛 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 3
方思 方思 不可方思 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧漢廣 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Han Guang 3
不可方 不可方 不可方思 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧漢廣 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Han Guang 3
方百姓 方百姓 以敷虐于爾萬方百姓 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 2
日月方 日月方 日月方除 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧小明 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Xiao Ming 2
不易方 不易方 官不易方 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 2