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xiāng fǎn
adj./adv. opposite, contrary, contradictory, conflicting; instead, contrarily, on the contrary
Other meanings
[xiāng fǎn]   n. (TCM) antagonism

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.
xī nán xiāng fǎn de fāng xiàng shì dōng běi
phr. The opposite direction of southwest is northeast.
tā méi yǒu zài wán, xiāng fǎn, zài zhuān xīn xué xí .
phr. He is not playing, on the contrary, he is absorbed in his studies.
shuāng fāng yì jiàn xiāng fǎn, jiāng chí le hǎo cháng shí jiān
phr. The two parties hold the opposite views and for a long time neither side gave an inch to the other.
xiāng fǎn de fāng xiàng
phr. contrary direction
nǐ shuō de gēn wó lí jiě de zhèng hǎo xiāng fǎn .
phr. What you said happens to be quite the opposite of my understanding.