yáng yang


Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

yáng (sheep)

Different tone

yāng (center)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

阜阳 Fuyang, Anhui
溧阳 Liyang, Jiangsu
贵阳 Guiyang, Guizhou
信阳 Xinyang, Henan
南阳 Nanyang, Henan
安阳 Anyang, Henan
洛阳 Luoyang, Henan
益阳 Yiyang, Hunan
邵阳 Shaoyang, Hunan
岳阳 Yueyang, Hunan
衡阳 Hengyang, Hunan
朝阳 Chaoyang, Liaoning
辽阳 Liaoyang, Liaoning
沈阳 Shenyang, Liaoning
咸阳 Xianyang, Shaanxi
阳泉 Yangquan, Shanxi
绵阳 Mianyang, Sichuan
浏阳 Liuyang, Hunan

People

赵紫阳 Zhao Ziyang

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