Fa

fa1EmitX    <fā> to SEND

We use fā to send SMS, emails, television signal, goods, letters.

Due to this word, Chinese also like the number 8 because it sounds a bit similar: <bā>.

Why do they like it?

is a part of very positive and pro-active words, such as to INVENT, GROWTH and to GET RICH.

Pick the right character(s) for

发觉
fājué
O
发生
fāshēng
O
发音
fāyīn
R
发明
fāmíng
O
Pinyin 汉字
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发短信 <fā duǎnxìn> to SEND an SMS  

我给你发了跟多短信,你收到了吗?

 

发电子邮件 <fā diànzǐ yóujiàn> to SEND an EMAIL

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发现 <fāxiàn> (to send+apparent)  to FIND OUT

我发现了中文不是那么难。

我发现了他对我的感情是假装的。

 <fāshēng> (to send+the existence) to HAPPEN  ShengZivotfsm

这件事是什么时候发生的?

 

Translate: WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?    

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你发生了什么事?

<Nǐ fāshēngle shénme shì?>  

 

出发 <chūfā > (to go out+to send) to DEPART, to SET OUT

 

Translate: WHEN ARE WE LEAVING (WHEN DO WE DEPART)?

key

我们几点出发?

<Wǒmen jǐdiǎn chūfā?> 

 

发明 <fāmíng> (to send+clear) to INVENT

中国人发明了不少东西。

 

发觉 <fājué> (to send+a feeling) to “FEEL OUT” (to realize by feeling)

 

发展 <fāzhǎn> DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH

 

Translate: I FOUND OUT THAT CHINESE GROWTH ISN’T AS FAST AS BEFORE.  

key

我发现了中国发展没有以前快。

<Wǒ fāxiànle Zhōngguó fāzhǎn méiyǒu yǐqián kuài.> 

 

发财 <fācái> (to send+wealth) to GET RICH

他老的时候才发财了。

 

Translate: NOW IT IS EASY FOR SOME CHINESE TO GET RICH.

key

现在对一些中国人发财很容易。

<Xiànzài duì yīxiē Zhōngguórén fācái hěn róngyì.> 

 

发火 <fāhuǒ> (to send+a fire) to GET ANGRY

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There is also another reading (fourth respectively zero tone) with another meaning:

头发 <tóufa> the HAIR

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