Meaning of 饭

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(Trad.: 飯)
Pinyin: fàn
English Definition: cooked rice; Classifiers: ; meal; Classifiers: ; (loanword) fan; devotee
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (food) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shí ] food; to eat
    • [ fǎn ] reverse, opposite; contrary, anti-
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Example Words:
饭店 [ fàn diàn ]: restaurant; hotel; Classifiers:
米饭 [ fàn ]: (cooked) rice
领盒饭 [ lǐng fàn ]: (coll.) (of an actor with a bit part) to receive a boxed meal when one's job is done (phrase used e.g. by movie viewers when a character dies)
饭圈 [ fàn quān ]: fan club
吃饭 [ chī fàn ]: to have a meal; to eat; to make a living
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