Feng-shui meaning

fŭng shwā
The Chinese art or practice of positioning objects, especially graves, buildings, and furniture, based on a belief in patterns of yin and yang and the flow of chi that have positive and negative effects.
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The Chinese practice of choosing, designing, and furnishing work and living spaces to achieve balance, promote comfort, etc.
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Alternative spelling of feng shui.
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Origin of feng-shui

  • Mandarin fēng shuǐ geomancy from Middle Chinese fuwŋ ʂyj´ fuwŋ wind ʂyj´ water (from Proto-Sino-Tibetan lwi)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition