Meaning of 纷

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(Trad.: 紛)
Pinyin: fēn
English Definition: numerous; confused; disorderly
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (thread) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] silk; thread
    • [ fēn ] to divide, to allocate; fraction; small unit of time or other quantity
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Example Words
纷纷 fēn fēn one after another; in succession; one by one; continuously; diverse; in profusion; numerous and confused; pell-mell
纠纷 jiū fēn dispute
纷繁 fēn fán numerous and complicated
纷争 fēn zhēng to dispute
五彩缤纷 cǎi bīn fēn all the colors in profusion (idiom); a garish display
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Example Sentences
Since the authorship of this book has been uncertain and disputes abounds, the author of this paper will attempt to clarify the problem of the authorship .
Since India's independence 62 years ago, the relationship has been murmured about across dinner tables but rarely publicly acknowledged in the UK or India.
Now, rumors are rife that Apple is working on re-inventing another common device: the TV.
Today economists are offering solution to our economic woes that range from nationalizing the banks to letting the markets work their magic free of government interference.
I immediately took down my quilt and rushed towards the entrance in the falling rain, without bothering to take the chair.