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English DefinitionHanseong, old name of Seoul as traditional capital of Korea and capital of South Korea; adopted new Chinese spelling 首尔 in 2005
Simplified Script汉城
Traditional Script漢城
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄢˋ ㄔㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hon3sing4
Part of Speech(专有名) proper noun
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hànman; Han ethnic group; Chinese (language); the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
chéngcity walls; city; town

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汉语hànyǔChinese language
汉字hànzìChinese character; Japanese: kanji; Korean: hanja; Vietnamese: hán tự
汉堡hànbǎohamburger (loanword); Hamburg (German city)
汉奸hànjiāntraitor (to China)
汉学hànxuésinology; Chinese studies (in foreign schools); Han Learning, a Qing dynasty movement aiming at a philological appraisal of the Classics
Words With Same Tail Word    
长城chángchéngthe Great Wall
县城xiànchéngcounty seat; county town
京城jīngchéngcapital of a country
古城gǔchéngancient city
商城shāngchéngshopping center; department store; see 商城县
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