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
The small boat drifts on the river.
The Yangtze River is the largest river in China.
There are many cities built along the river.
This county is located in the central part of Jiangsu province.
My hometown is located in the water town of Jiangnan, with beautiful scenery and pleasant climate.