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 fāng fǎ method / way / means / CL:個|个[ge4]
 mó shì mode / method / pattern
 bàn fǎ means / method / way (of doing sth) / CL:條|条[tiao2],個|个[ge4]
 fāng square / power or involution (math.) / upright / honest / fair and square / direction / side / party (to a contract, dispute etc) / place / method / prescription (medicine) / just when / only or just / classifier for square things / abbr. for square or cubic meter
 shǒu duàn method / means (of doing sth) / strategy / trick / CL:個|个[ge4]
 lù jìng path / route / method / ways and means
 fǎ zi way / method / Taiwan pr. [fa2 zi5]
 jì fǎ technique / method
 lù zi method / way / approach
 fǎ mén gate to enlightment (Buddhism) / Buddhism / way / method / (old) south gate of a palace
 fǎ shì rule / method / model
 dào road / path / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3] / principle / truth / morality / reason / skill / method / Dao (of Daoism) / to say / to speak / to talk / classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process / (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)
 lù shù social connections / stratagem / method / approach / movement (martial arts) / (sb's) background story
 fǎ r way / method / means / Taiwan pr. [fa1 r5]
 shù method / technique
 zhé rut / track / rhyme / (dialect) way / method
 lián xiǎng to associate (cognitively) / to make an associative connection / mental association / word prediction and auto-complete functions of input method editing programs
 zuò fǎ way of handling sth / method for making / work method / recipe / practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 suàn fǎ arithmetic / algorithm / method of calculation
 shū rù fǎ input method
 xiǎng bàn fǎ to think of a method
 wǔ bǐ abbr. of 五筆字型|五笔字型, five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 / in 1983
 jiě jué bàn fǎ solution / method to settle an issue
 zhì shì standardized / standard (service, method etc) / regulation (clothing etc) / formulaic / (telecommunications etc) system / format (e.g. the PAL or NTSC systems for TV signals)
 zuò fǎ course of action / method of doing sth / practice / modus operandi
 xiǎng fāng shè fǎ to think up every possible method (idiom) / to devise ways and means / to try this, that and the other
 yǒu fāng to do things right / to use the correct method
 jī lì jī zhì incentive mechanism / motivation method
 qiào mén a trick / an ingenious method / know-how / the knack (of doing sth)
 cāo zuò fāng fǎ method of operation
 tào lù sequence of movements in martial arts / routine / pattern / standard method
 jiào fǎ teaching method / teachings / doctrine
 jiào xué fǎ teaching method / pedagogics
 biàn fǎ to change the laws / political reform / unconventional method
 jiě fǎ solution (to a math problem) / method of solving
 biàn zhèng fǎ dialectics / dialectic or Socratic method of debate
 fēn xī fǎ the analytic method / analytic reasoning
 chàng fǎ singing style / singing method
 huà fǎ painting technique / drawing method
 zhǐ fǎ (music) fingering / (TCM) manipulation of acupuncture needles / (keyboard) typing technique / (dance) hand movements / (painting) finger method
 tào zi sheath / case / cover / conventional method / cliché / trick / (coll.) condom
 zǒu wān lù to take an indirect route / to waste one's time by using an inappropriate method
 wǔ bǐ zì xíng five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 / in 1983
 wǔ bǐ shū rù fǎ five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民 / in 1983
 kāi guāng eye-opening ceremony for a religious idol (Buddhism) / to consecrate / to bless / transparent / translucent / haircut / shaving the head or face (humorous) / a method of decoration / first light (astronomy)
 gōng bǐ gongbi, traditional Chinese painting method characterized by meticulous brush technique and detailed description
 jī jiàng fǎ indirect, psychological method of getting sb to do as one wishes (e.g. questioning whether they are up to the task)
 zhāo fǎ move / method of use / trick for success
 Cāng Jié Cang Jie, legendary scribe of the Yellow Emperor and creator of Chinese writing / Cangjie input method (computing)
 tǔ fǎ traditional method
 shí fǎ cooking method
 bá guàn cupping glass / fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
 jìn dào shortcut / a quicker method
 miáo hóng to trace over red characters (as a method of learning to write)
 xū suì one's age, according to the traditional Chinese method of reckoning (i.e. the number of Chinese calendar years in which one has lived). In this system, a person's age is one year at birth, and increases by one year at the beginning of the first solar term 立春[Li4 chun1] each year, rather than on one's birthday. / as opposed to 足歲|足岁[zu2 sui4] / see also 實歲|实岁[shi2 sui4]
 chù zhěn body palpation (diagnostic method in TCM) / tactile examination
 lǎo hǔ dèng tiger bench (torture method in which the victim sits with legs extended horizontally along a bench, upper legs held down with straps while bricks are inserted under the feet, forcing the knee joint to bend in reverse)
 Wáng Yǒng mín Wang Yongmin (1943-), inventor of the five stroke input method 五筆輸入法|五笔输入法[wu3 bi3 shu1 ru4 fa3]
 zì gēn biǎo table of components used in wubi input method 五筆輸入法|五笔输入法[wu3 bi3 shu1 ru4 fa3]
 pēng cooking method / to boil sb alive (capital punishment in imperial China)
便 yīn lì chéng biàn (idiom) to rely on the most favorable method
 cǐ lù bù tōng this road is blocked / fig. This method does not work. / Doing this is no good.
 bǔ fǎ treatment involving the use of tonics to restore the patient's health / reinforcing method (in acupuncture)
 chuán shū méi jiè transport method
 chuán shū mó shì transfer mode / transmission method
访 fǎng wèn fāng shì access method
 shēng wù fēn xī fǎ bioanalytical method
 zhí zhèng fāng shì governing method
 zhǐ tòng fǎ method of relieving pain
 zuò biāo fǎ method of coordinates (geometry)
 wǔ bǐ zì xíng Chinese character input method for entering characters by numbered strokes / variant of 五筆字型|五笔字型[wu3 bi3 zi4 xing2]
 wǔ bǐ biān mǎ five-stroke code, Chinese character input method
 fù kuǎn fāng shì terms of payment / payment method
 gōng lǐ fǎ the axiomatic method
 zhù jì fāng fǎ mnemonic method
 qǐ fā fǎ heuristic method / heuristics
 wǔ xiā mǐ Boshiamy (Hoklo: 無甚物|无甚物[bô-siáⁿ-mi̍h] it's nothing) input method for Chinese
 fǔ xiā mǐ shū rù fǎ Boshiamy (Hoklo: 無甚物[bô-siáⁿ-mi̍h] it's nothing) input method for Chinese
 sì jiǎo hào mǎ four corner code (input method for Chinese characters)
 shí suì method of calculating a person's age in years from birth / see also 虛歲|虚岁[xu1 sui4] / see also 足歲|足岁[zu2 sui4]
 kuài sù jì yì fǎ mnemotechnic method
 bá guàn fǎ fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
 xié chí gù zhǔ gherao (from Hindi, SE Asian method of protest)
 shù fǎ method of counting (e.g. decimal or Roman numbers)
 bào lì fǎ violent method / brute force
 yǒu xiàn yuán fǎ finite element method
 chá zì fǎ look-up method for Chinese characters
 gài cè fǎ rough-and-ready method / rule of thumb
 hàn zì chá zì fǎ look-up method for Chinese characters
 wú wǎng gé fǎ meshless method (numerical simulation) / meshfree method
 zhǔ fǎ cooking method
 Wáng mǎ Wang code, same as 五筆字型|五笔字型[wu3 bi3 zi4 xing2], five stroke input method for Chinese characters by numbered strokes, invented by Wang Yongmin 王永民[Wang2 Yong3 min2] in 1983
 Méng tè kǎ luò fǎ Monte Carlo method (math.)
 Méng tè kǎ luó fāng fǎ Monte Carlo method (math.)
 qióng jié fǎ Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)
 qiào mén r a trick / an ingenious method / know-how / the knack (of doing sth)
 shāi fǎ the sieve method (for primes)
 jì pǔ fǎ method of music notation
 zú suì method of calculating a person's age in years from birth / see also 虛歲|虚岁[xu1 sui4] / see also 實歲|实岁[shi2 sui4]
 yùn xíng fāng shì operating method / running mode
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