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Main
English Definitionfragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxiāng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Cantonese (Jyutping)hoeng1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic

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香蕉xiāngjiāobanana
香皂xiāngzàoperfumed soap; toilet soap
香肠xiāngchángsausage
香水xiāngshuǐperfume; cologne
香烟xiāngyāncigarette; smoke from burning incense
Words With Same Tail Word    
烧香shāoxiāngto burn incense
丁香dīngxiānglilac (Syringia vulgaris); clove (Eugenia aromatica)
乳香rǔxiāngfrankincense
五香wǔxiāngfive spice seasoned; incorporating the five basic flavors of Chinese cooking (sweet, sour, bitter, savory, salty)
吃香chīxiāngvery popular
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