非 - Dong Chinese dictionary

fēi

not

Depicts two people facing opposite directions.

Evolution

非 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
非 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
非 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
非 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
非 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

fēi

not, negative, non-; oppose; to not be; not; wrong; incorrect; non-; un-; in-; to reproach or blame; (colloquial) to insist on; simply must

 

Fēi

abbr. for 非洲[Fēi​zhōu], Africa

Most common words with 非
Freq.
Word
Meaning

非常

very

not

除非

only when

并非

really isn't

非法

illegal

Component uses

Meaning component in 2 characters

Sound component in 26 characters

Iconic component in 1 character