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English Definitionfellow countryman (from the same village); local people; villager; the folks back home
Simplified Script乡亲
Traditional Script鄉親
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄤ ㄑㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hoeng1can1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
xiāngcountry or countryside; native place; home village or town; township (PRC administrative unit)
qīnparent; one's own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss; (Internet slang) dear

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
乡下xiāngxiacountryside; rural area; hometown
乡村xiāngcūnrustic; village; countryside
乡镇xiāngzhènvillage; township
乡土xiāngtǔnative soil; one's native land; one's hometown; local (to an area)
乡愁xiāngchóuhomesickness; nostalgia
Words With Same Tail Word    
探亲tànqīnto go home to visit one's family
相亲xiāngqīnblind date; arranged interview to evaluate a proposed marriage partner; to be deeply attached to each other
单亲dānqīnsingle parent
令亲lìngqīnYour esteemed parent (honorific)
做亲zuòqīnto become related by marriage; to marry
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