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放 fàng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

放 (fàng) English Meaning

  • to release
  • to free
  • to let go
  • to put
  • to place
  • to let out
  • to set off (fireworks)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 把他放进去。
    Bǎ tā fàng jìnqù.
    Put him in.
  • 在那里放下来。
    Zài nàlǐ fàng xiàlái.
    Set it down there.
  • 把书放在那里。
    Bǎ shū fàng zài nàlǐ.
    Put the book there.
  • 我放开了绳子。
    Wǒ fàng kāile shéngzi.
    I let go of the rope.
  • 让我们放轻松吧。
    Ràng wǒmen fàng qīngsōng ba.
    Let’s take it easy.
  • 把蛋放入沸水中。
    Bǎ dàn fàng rù fèishuǐ zhōng.
    Put the egg into boiling water.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 fang
  • 方 (fāng): square, direction
  • 攵 (suī): to bump / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 放

HSK 3 Word List

  • 放(fàng): to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out; to set off (fireworks)
  • 放心(fàng xīn): to set one’s mind at rest; to be at ease; to rest

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 播放(bō fàng): to broadcast; to transmit
  • 开放(kāi fàng): to lift (a ban or restriction); to open to the outside world (politics); to open for public use; to come into bloom (of flowers)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 放大(fàng dà): to enlarge; to magnify
  • 放射(fàng shè): to radiate; radioactive
  • 解放(jiě fàng): to liberate; to emancipate; liberation; refers to the Communists’ victory over the Nationalists in 1949; CL: 次(cì)
  • 排放(pái fàng): emission; discharge; exhaust (gas, etc.)
  • 释放(shì fàng): to release; to set free; to liberate (a prisoner); to discharge

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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