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fēn cun
n. sense for proportion or propriety (in speech, behavior, etc.)
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.
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yǒu fēn cùn
phr. with suitable appropriate behavior
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tā shuō huà yí xiàng hén yǒu fēn cùn .
phr. She always talks appropriately.
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shuō huà yào zhù yì fēn cùn, bié bù zhī gāo dī .
phr. Speak in an appropriate way, don't behave so rudely.
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shuō xiào hua yé déi yǒu gè fēn cùn, bú yào ná tā sǐ qù de ér zi kāi wán xiào .
phr. Even jokes have their limits. Don't make fun of his dead son.
gǔ dù fēn cùn dìng wèi fǎ
phr. (TCM) location of points by bone standard
fēn cùn gǎn
nphr. sense of proportion, sense for proportion (in speech, behavior, etc.)
jiǎng fēn cùn
phr. to pay attention to appropriateness (in one's speech or behaviors)