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v. to shoot or emit; to produce or generate; to express or utter; to make a fortune; to become or turn; to show or present (feelings); to feel; (of food) rise, expand
Other meanings
[fà]   n. hair
[fā]   v. send
[fā]   m. measure word for bullet, shot
[fā]   char. to develop or expand; to diffuse or spread; to reveal or expose; to leave; to trigger or provoke; to set to work
    footsteps

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
fā jiā
v. become rich, acquire wealth, make a fortune
fā yán
v./n. make a statement or speech; speech
fā nù
v. be angry, fly into a rage
fā diàn
phr. generate electricity
fā shè
v. fire, shoot, launch
fā bái
v. turn pale, lose color, go white
fā xiào
v. burst out laughing, laugh
fā miàn
v./n. leaven dough; leavened dough
fā suān
phr. (of food) turn sour; (of mouth) feel sour; (of body, muscle) feel strained or sore; feel jealous, grieved or sad
fā tián
phr. to feel a sweet taste