Di fang 地方- Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin word for “place” is dìfang. This is a general word that can be used when talking about locations or areas within specific locales, such as cities.

Dìfang is made up of two characters: 地方. The first character 地 (dì) means "earth,” or “ground” and the second character 方 (fāng) means “a square,” or “quadrilateral.”

The literal translation of dìfang is “a square of earth.”
Examples of Difang

    Nǐ jiā zài Měiguó shénme dìfang?
    wher do you live in the USA?

    Zhōngguó yǒu piàoliang de dìfang.
    China has some beautiful places.

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