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char. to develop or expand; to diffuse or spread; to reveal or expose; to leave; to trigger or provoke; to set to work
Other meanings
[fà]   n. hair
[fā]   v. send
[fā]   m. measure word for bullet, shot
[fā]   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

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
chū fā
v. set out, set off, depart, start from
fā xiàn
v. find out, discover, recognize
fā dòng
v. to start, to initiate, to launch, to mobilize
fā zhǎn
v. to recruit, to enroll
huī fā
v. to evaporate, to volatilize
yǐn fā
v. lead to, cause, evoke (emotions)
gào fā
v. to inform against; report (an offender)
yí chù jí fā
idiom. may be triggered of at any moment
fā fèn tú qiáng
idiom. to strive for progress with determination
fā rén shēn xǐng
phr. to stimulate deep thought, to be enlightening
fā sàn
v. (of rays, etc.) diverge, diffuse; (traditional Chinese medicinal science) disperse the internal heat, sweat out (a cold, etc.)