Meaning of 帆

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(Trad.: 颿)
Pinyin: fān
English Definition: to gallop; Taiwan pr. [fan2]; variant of [fan1]; sail; Taiwan pr. [fan2], except 帆布 [fan1 bu4] canvas
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cloth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
    • [ fán ] any, every, all; common, ordinary
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Example Words
一帆风顺 fān fēng shùn propitious wind throughout the journey (idiom); plain sailing; to go smoothly; have a nice trip!
帆船 fān chuán sailboat
帆布 fān canvas; sailcloth
风帆 fēng fān sail; sailing boat
扬帆 yáng fān to set sail
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Example Sentences
A thousand boats set sail on a long stretch of the river.
His canvas shoes are light blue.
An old wooden sailing boat was moored at the pier.