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English DefinitionNortheast China; Manchuria; lit. east of Shanhai Pass 山海关; Kantō region of Japan
Simplified Script关东
Traditional Script關東
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄢ ㄉㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwaan1dung1
Word Decomposition
guānto close; to shut; to turn off; to concern; to involve; (Chinese surname); mountain pass
dōngeast; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; (Chinese surname)

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关系guānxìvariant of 關係
关心guānxīnto be concerned about; to care about
关系guānxìrelation; relationship; to concern; to affect; to have to do with; guanxi
关于guānyúpertaining to; concerning; with regard to; about; a matter of
关键guānjiàncrucial point; crux; key; crucial; pivotal
Words With Same Tail Word    
股东gǔdōngshareholder; stockholder
做东zuòdōngto act as host
广东guǎngdōngGuangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name , capital Guangzhou 广州
山东shāndōngShandong province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. , capital 济南
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