Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: fan4
Zhuyin: ㄈㄢˋ
English Meaning: 1. to offend, to violate 2. criminal 3. to infringe on, to attack, to encroach 4. to happen, to break out 5. to brave, to face, to withstand 6. to make a mistake 7. recurrence (of mistake or something bad)
German Meaning: verstoßen, verletzen

Example Sentences:

ta1 fan4 le5 shen2 me5 zui4?
What was the crime he committed?
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wo3 di4 yi1 tian1 shang4 ban1 shi2 fan4 le5 hen3 duo1 cuo4.
I made a lot of mistakes during my first day at work.
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wo3 fa1 xian4 wo3 fan4 le5 yi2 ge5 cuo4 wu4.
I realised I had made a mistake.
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wo3 fan4 le5 yi2 ge5 da4 cuo4.
I made a terrible mistake.
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wo3 bu2 hui4 fan4 liang3 ci4 tong2 yang4 de5 cuo4 wu4.
I won't make the same mistake twice.
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