Meaning of 芳

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Pinyin: fāng
English Definition: fragrant
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flower) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ fāng ] square, rectangle; side; region; flag
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Example Words
芬芳 fēn fāng perfume; fragrant
芳香 fāng xiāng balmy; fragrant; aromatic (chemistry)
群芳 qún fāng all flowers; all beauties; all talents
芳心 fāng xīn the affection, or heart, of a young woman
孤芳自赏 fāng shǎng lone flower admiring itself (idiom); narcissism; self-love
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Example Sentences
We're sorry, Miss Fang.
Fantine heard the gossips say, as they looked at her child: "Who takes those children seriously!
Only he remained an hour instead of half an hour, to Fantine's great delight.
However, the old woman who lighted her candle for her when she returned at night, taught her the art of living in misery. Back of living on little, there is the living on nothing.
Upon his face and in his attitude there was nothing but inexpressible pity. After a few moments of this meditation he bent towards Fantine, and spoke to her in a low voice.