Hong Kong (香港 xianḡ Ganǧ )

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香 xianḡ means fragrant

港 Ganǧ means harbor. (Note the `three dots’ radical denoting something to do with water on the left half of the word 港)

Hong Kong is how the British spelled 香港 pronounced in the Cantonese dialect.


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