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Meaning of 府

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Pinyin:
English Definition: seat of government; government repository (archive); official residence; mansion; presidential palace; (honorific) Your home; prefecture (from Tang to Qing times)
Chinese Definition:
①储藏文书或财物的地方:府库。天府。
②旧时封建贵族和官僚的主宅,泛指一般人的住宅:府邸。府第。王府。府上。
③中国唐代至清代的行政区域名,等级在县和省之间:开封府。府尹。府治。府试。首府。
④国家行政机关:政府。官府。
⑤古同“腑”,脏腑。

Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (wide) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ ] give, deliver, pay, hand over; entrust
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Example Words:
政府 [ zhèng ]: government; Classifiers:
内务府 [ nèi ]: Imperial Household Department (in Qing dynasty)
常春藤学府 [ cháng chūn téng xué ]: Ivy League school
人民政府 [ rén mín zhèng ]: people's government
市政府 [ shì zhèng ]: city hall; city government
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