Chinese Word Entry

翻覆
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄈㄢ ㄈㄨˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): fān fù
Cantonese (Jyutping): faan1 fuk1
Definitions:
  1. to overturn (a vehicle)

  2. to capsize

  3. to turn upside down

  4. to change completely


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Chinese characters used in this word

flip, turn over, wave, flutter, change (mind), flip over, upset, capsize
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄢ (fān)
Cantonese: faan1
Japanese: ホン (hon)、 ハン (han) / ひるがえ.る (hirugaeru)、 ひるがえ.す (hirugaesu)、 とる (toru)
Korean: 번 (beon)
Vietnamese: phiên
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

capsize, cover, shade, mantle, be ruined, tip over, return, reply
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄨˋ (fù)
Cantonese: fau6, fuk1
Japanese: フク (fuku)、 フウ (fuu) / おお.う (oou)、 くつがえ.す (kutsugaesu)、 くつがえ.る (kutsugaeru)、 おおい (ooi)
Korean: 복 (bog), 부 (bu)
Vietnamese: phúc, phú
Variants
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