[ fuhng shwey ]
/ ˈfʌŋ ˈʃweɪ /
the Chinese art or practice of creating harmonious surroundings that enhance the balance of yin and yang, as in arranging furniture or determining the siting of a house.
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Origin of feng shui
1795–1800; < Chinese: natural surroundings, literally, wind and water
Words nearby feng shui
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Example sentences from the Web for feng shui
Much of the national art of Feng-shui is concerned, under the mask of divination, with these common-sense aims.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
British Dictionary definitions for feng shui
/ (ˈfʌŋ ˈʃweɪ) /
the Chinese art of determining the most propitious design and placement of a grave, building, room, etc, so that the maximum harmony is achieved between the flow of chi of the environment and that of the user, believed to bring good fortune
Word Origin for feng shui
C20: from Chinese feng wind + shui water
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