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English DefinitionShanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. capital Taiyuan 太原
Simplified Script山西
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄢ ㄒㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saan1sai1
Part of Speech(专有名) proper noun
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Word Decomposition
shānmountain; hill; anything that resembles a mountain; bundled straw in which silkworms spin cocoons; gable; (Chinese surname)
西 west; the West; abbr. for Spain 西班牙; Spanish

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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    
陕西shǎnxīShaanxi province (Shensi) in northwest China, abbr. , capital Xi’an 西安市
广西guǎngxīGuangxi Zhuang autonomous region 广西壮族自治区 (Zhuang: Gvangjsih Bouxcuengh Swcigih) in southwest China on the border with Vietnam, abbr. , capital Nanning 南宁until 1959, Guangxi province
江西jiāngxīJiangxi province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. , capital Nanchang 南昌
纳西nàxīNakhi (ethnic group)
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