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English DefinitionShanhai pass, the Eastern pass of the Great Wall; Shanhaiguan district of Qinhuangdao city 秦皇岛市, Hebei
Simplified Script山海关
Traditional Script山海關
Pinyinshān hǎiguān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄢ ㄏㄞˇ ㄍㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saan1 hoi2gwaan1
Word Decomposition
shānmountain; hill; anything that resembles a mountain; bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons; gable; (Chinese surname)
海关hǎiguāncustoms (i.e. border crossing inspection)

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Words With Same Head Word    
山区shānqūmountain area
山脉shānmàimountain range
山地shāndìmountainous region; hilly area; hilly country
山峰shānfēng(mountain) peak
山谷shāngǔvalley; ravine
Words With Same Tail Word    
中国海关zhōngguó hǎiguānChinese customs (i.e. border police)
加拿大海关jiānádà hǎiguānCanadian customs
中国近代海关zhōngguó jìndài hǎiguānmodern Chinese customs
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