CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

4 strokes ( )

ㄈㄤ1 (fang1)

fāng

 

= square, rectangle; a region; locality or local; family name (radical 70) => indicative, i.e. a picture of a knife with an indicator mark , and said to refer to its original meaning, i.e. the handle of a knife; its is used as a radical to give sound in several characters

related: , , 方孔钱