Meaning of 湘

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Pinyin: xiāng
English Definition: abbr. for Hunan 湖南 province in south central China; abbr. for Xiangjiang river in Hunan province
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Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
湘绣 xiāng xiù Hunan embroidery, one of the four major traditional styles of Chinese embroidery (the other three being 苏绣 , 粤绣 and 蜀绣 )
湘菜 xiāng cài Hunan cuisine
湘剧 xiāng Xiang opera (Hunan)
潇湘 xiāo xiāng other name of the Xiangjiang river 湘江 in Hunan province
临湘 lín xiāng Linxiang county-level city in Yueyang 岳阳 , Hunan
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