凡 a plate

凡 a plate

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

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