凡, a pictographic character. There are several versions as to the original meaning of this character, among which is the version that 凡 originally reprensented a plate. 凡 serves as a phonetic component to form characters.
In modern Chinese 凡 means: all, any, every, ordinary, common.
Characters formed by the phonetic component 凡
帆 忛 fān
舤 钒/釩 矾/釩 fán
滼 梵 汎 fàn