guān shut; close


Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

guān guān (official)

Different tone

guǎn (building)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

韶关 Shaoguan, Guangdong

Phrases

没关系 méi guān xì no problem

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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