Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄎㄨㄥ ㄈㄢˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): kōng fàn
Cantonese (Jyutping): hung1 faan3
  1. vague and general

  2. not specific

  3. shallow

  4. empty

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Chinese characters used in this word

empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum, hollow, bare, deserted
Mandarin: ㄎㄨㄥ (kōng), ㄎㄨㄥˋ (kòng), ㄎㄨㄥˇ (kǒng)
Cantonese: hung1, hung3
Japanese: クウ (kuu) / そら (sora)、 あ.く (aku)、 あ.き (aki)、 あ.ける (akeru)、 から (kara)、 す.く (suku)、 す.かす (sukasu)、 むな.しい (munashii)
Korean: 공 (gong)
Vietnamese: không, khống, khổng

to drift, float, careless, reckless
Mandarin: ㄈㄢˋ (fàn), ㄈㄢˊ (fán), ㄈㄥˇ (fěng), ㄈㄚˊ (fá)
Cantonese: faan3
Japanese: ハン (han)、 ホウ (hou) / うか.ぶ (ukabu)
Korean: 범 (beom), 봉 (bong)
Vietnamese: phiếm
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