a Chinese language spoken in Hunan province in southern China.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xiang
[shyuhn] /ʃyʌn/ noun, plural hsien. 1. (in popular Chinese religion) one of a group of benevolent spirits promoting good in the world. 2. (in China) a county or district.
how should I know
- Hsing sheng
[shing shuhng] /ˈʃɪŋ ˈʃʌŋ/ noun 1. the process by which many Chinese characters were formed through the combination of two symbols, one phonographic and one logographic, into a single character.
[Chinese shin-hahy-lyuhn] /Chinese ˈʃɪnˈhaɪˈlyʌn/ noun, Wade-Giles. 1. .