adv. at the time when; only, just
Other meanings
[fāng]   n. direction; side, party; prescription; (geometry) square
[fāng]   char. method, way; region, place; upright, fair-minded
[fāng]   adj./m. square; measure word for square things
[fāng]   radical. square
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.
fāng xīng wèi ài
phr. be on the developing or growing stage
zhí dào bàn yè ,tā fāng cái huí lái .
phr. He didn't come back until midnight.
lái rì fāng cháng
idiom. the coming days would be long, there will be a time for that, the future lasts a long time
rú mèng fāng xǐng
idiom. as if one has just awaken from a dream