[ shyahng ]

  1. a Chinese language spoken in Hunan province in southern China.

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How to use Hsiang in a sentence

  • Of these the first is known as the “box plan,” (Hsiang-tzŭ), and it is not so much cramming, as padding.

    Village Life in China | Arthur H. Smith
  • At the final examination for his degree in 1256, Wn Tien-Hsiang had been placed seventh on the list.

  • Their descendants will overshadow the land, and all the country beyond Hsiang-shan will become a kingdom of devils.

  • Hsiang-Chih possibly represents a name beginning with Gandha, but I can neither find nor suggest any identification.

British Dictionary definitions for Hsiang


/ (ʃjɑːŋ) /

  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xiang

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