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ChineseEdit

 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
 
to speak; to say; talk; word
simp. and trad.
(方言)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

方言

  1. dialect; topolect; regional variety (of a language, especially Chinese)
    天津方言  ―  Tiānjīn fāngyán  ―  Tianjin dialect
    廣州方言 / 广州方言  ―  Guǎngzhōu fāngyán  ―  Guangzhou Cantonese
  2. non-Standard Mandarin variety of Chinese (such as dialectal Mandarin, Cantonese, Min Nan, etc.)
    方言學校普通話 [MSC, trad.]
    方言学校普通话 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài jiā shuō fāngyán, zài xuéxiào shuō pǔtōnghuà. [Pinyin]
    (He) speaks the local dialect at home and Standard Mandarin at school.
  3. (religion) tongues
    方言恩賜 / 方言恩赐  ―  fāngyán de ēncì  ―  the gift of tongues

VerbEdit

方言

  1. (literary) to open one's mouth to speak

Proper nounEdit

方言

  1. Fangyan (the first Chinese dictionary of dialectal terms, written by Han dynasty scholar Yang Xiong)

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: 2
げん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

方言 ‎(hiragana ほうげん, romaji hōgen)

  1. a dialect; a provincialism

See alsoEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

方言 ‎(bang-eon) (hangeul 방언)

  1. Hanja form? of 방언, “dialect, patois”.