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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Example Words
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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Example Sentences
"We can start working with time if you wish, " Chiang said, "till you can fly the past and the future.
His poem, "River of Red, " was prevalently read by everyone.
Now looking across the river is "like looking into China in the 50s", said one resident.
"But when our guide beckoned for us to follow him beyond the middle of the river, we did, eventually arriving at the riverbank on the North Korean side," they said.
What will he discuss with President Jiang?