Meaning of 江

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Pinyin: jiāng
English Definition: river; Classifiers:
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Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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长江 cháng jiāng Yangtze River, or Chang Jiang
浙江 zhè jiāng Zhejiang province (Chekiang) in east China, abbr. , capital Hangzhou 杭州
江苏 jiāng Jiangsu province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. , capital Nanjing 南京
江西 jiāng Jiangxi province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. , capital Nanchang 南昌
江南 jiāng nán south of Changjiang or Yangtze river; south of the lower reaches of Changjiang; often refers to south Jiangsu, south Anhui and north Zhejiang provinces; a province during Qing times; in literature, refers to the sunny south; Gangnam (district in Seoul, South Korea)
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