ExplanationDepicts the front of a house. In some regions of ancient China, houses were typically built to face the south.
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Example sentences using 南
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The Compass Rose - drawn on almost every map - indicated North, East, South, and West.
Words with 南
Explore 23 words and sayings that include the Chinese character 南 in their composition.
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|南京||capital of China at different historical periods||南京|
|河南||Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. 豫, capital Zhengzhou 鄭州|郑州[Zhèngzhōu]||河南|
|湖南||Hunan province in south central China, abbr. 湘, capital Changsha 長沙|长沙[Chángshā]||湖南|
|云南||Yunnan province in southwest China, bordering on Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, abbr. 滇[diān] or 雲|云, capital Kunming 昆明||雲南|
|南北||north and south||南北|
|江南||south of Changjiang or Yangtze river||江南|
|济南||Ji'nan, subprovincial city and capital of Shandong province in northeast China||濟南|