反覆

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin fǎnfù
Zhuyin ㄈㄢˇ ㄈㄨˋ
IPA (key) /fa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ fu⁵¹/

AdverbEdit

反覆 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin fǎnfù)

  1. repeatedly; again and again

NounEdit

反覆 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin fǎnfù)

  1. reversal; relapse

Usage notesEdit

反覆 is acceptable in both the PRC and Taiwan. However, 反复 is far more common in the PRC. Similarly, whereas 反復 is acceptable in Taiwan, 反覆 is far more common in Taiwan than 反復.

Alternative formsEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 09:07