附: to add; adhere to

 

附 fù

verb
: to add
: to attach; to be close to
: to be attached

Kun Reading

附す | ふす fusu

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to affix; to append; to attach
: to entrust; to refer; to handle (as such)
: to follow (the leader)
: to submit (a document, etc.)

附ける OR 付ける | つける tsukeru

godan verb with su ending | transitive verb
: to attach; to join; to add; to append; to affix; to stick; to glue; to fasten; to sew on; to apply (ointment)
: to furnish (a house with)
: to wear; to put on
: to keep a diary; to make an entry
: to appraise; to set (a price)
: to bring alongside
: to place (under guard or doctor)
: to follow; to shadow
: to load; to give (courage to)
: to keep (an eye on)
: to establish (relations or understanding)
: to turn on (light)

附する | ふする fusuru

suru verb – special class | transitive verb
: to affix; to append; to attach
: to entrust; to refer; to handle (as such)
: to follow (the leader)
: to submit (a document, etc.)

On Reading

フ fu

 Usage:

附近 fu4jin4: in the vicinity; nearby; neighborhood; next too
[付近 | ふきん fukin: neighborhood; vicinity; environs;
: approaching]
附加 fu4jia1: additional; annex
[ふか fuka: addition; annexation; appendage]
附記[记] fu4ji4: excursus
[附記 | ふき fuki: additional or supplemental note]
附議[议] fu4yi4: to second a motion
[附議 | ふぎ fugi: bringing up a matter; discussion; debate; submission (e.g. a measure); referral (e.g. bill to a committee); placing (e.g. item on an agenda)]
附属 fu4shu3: subsidiary; auxiliary; attached; affiliated; subordinate; subordinating
[ふぞく fuzoku: attached; belonging (to); included; enclosed; affiliated; annexed; associated; subordinate; incidental; dependent; auxiliary]
附件 fu4jian4: enclosure; attachment (email); appendix
附上 fu4shang4: attached; included herewith
依附 yi1fu4: to adhere; to attach oneself to; to append
吸附 xi1fu4: absorption (chemistry)
後[后]附 hou4fu4: attachment; appendix; addendum
攀附 pan1fu4: to climb (of climbing plants); to creep; to cling on to; fig. to seek connection (with the rich and powerful); social climbing
歸[归]附 gui1fu4: to realign one’s allegiance (to another religion, ruler etc); to submit



Japanese common word | expression | yojijukugo 四字熟語
阿附迎合 | あふげいごう afu geigou
: (yoji) ingratiation; sycophancy



Chinese expression | chengyu 成語 | idiom
夤緣攀附 [夤缘攀附] yin2 yuan2 pan1 fu4
: to cling to the rich and powerful; to advance one’s career by currying favor; social climbing

如蛆附骨 ru2 qu1 fu4 gu3
: lit. like maggots feeding on a corpse; fig. fixed on something; to cling on without letting go; to pester obstinately

如蟻附膻 [如蚁附膻] ru2 yi3 fu4 shan1
: like ants pursuing a stink; the mob chases the rich and powerful; the crowd runs after trash

扳龍附鳳 [扳龙附凤] ban1 long2 fu4 feng4
: hitching a ride to the sky on the dragon and phoenix; fig. currying favor with the rich and powerful in the hope of advancement

攀附權貴 [攀附权贵] pan1 fu4 quan2 gui4
: to cling to the powerful and rich; social climbing

牽強附會 qian1 qiang3 fu4 hui4
: to make an irrelevant comparison or interpretation

穿鑿附會 chuan1 zao2 fu4 hui4
: to make far-fetched claims; to offer outlandish explanations

趨炎附勢 qu1 yan2 fu4 shi4
: to curry favor; playing up to those in power; social climbing

隨聲附和 sui2 sheng1 fu4 he4
: to parrot other people’s words; to chime in with others

魂不附體 hun2 bu4 fu4 ti3
: lit. body and soul separated; fig. scared out of one’s wits; beside oneself

 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
阝 (fu4: place radical 170) suggests the meaning while
(fu4: hand over; give) provides the sound.



 Examples:
none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary

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