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Meaning of 巷

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Pinyin: xiàng
English Definition: lane; alley
Chinese Definition:
①胡同,里弄:小巷。陋巷。穷巷。巷陌(街道)。巷战(在城市街巷里进行的战斗)。穷街陋巷。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ gòng ] all, total; together; to share
    • [ ] the hours from 9 to 11; 6th terrestrial branch
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Example Words
大街小巷 jiē xiǎo xiàng great streets and small alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city
街巷 jiē xiàng streets and alleys; street; alley
巷子 xiàng zi alley
街头巷尾 jiē tóu xiàng wěi top of streets, bottom of alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city
街谈巷议 jiē tán xiàng (idiom) town gossip; streetcorner conversations
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Example Sentences
1
The thief turned into the alley.
2
The experience can be seen.
3
This curved alley leads to the other end of the city.
4
We walked around the alley several times, but we couldn’t find the restaurant.