See also: 乡下

ChineseEdit

country; village
 
under; next; lower
under; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to go down; latter
trad. (鄉下)
simp. (乡下)
anagram 下鄉下乡

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

鄉下

  1. the countryside; the country; rural area
    放假我們一家大小鄉下探望祖母 [MSC, trad.]
    放假我们一家大小乡下探望祖母 [MSC, simp.]
    Fàngjià le, wǒmen yījiādàxiǎo wǎng xiāngxià qù tànwàng zǔmǔ. [Pinyin]
    We had a holiday, so our whole family went to the countryside to visit grandmother.
    鄉下美麗田園風光風景區 [MSC, trad.]
    乡下美丽田园风光风景区 [MSC, simp.]
    Yào wǒ shuō a, xiāngxià měilì de tiányuán fēngguāng jiù bǐ fēngjǐngqū de hǎo. [Pinyin]
    If you ask me, the scenery in the countryside is more beautiful than that in the scenic spots.
  2. (somewhat dialectal) hometown; native land
    鄉下 / 乡下  ―  huí xiāngxià  ―  to go back to one's village
    幾耐鄉下 [Cantonese, trad.]
    几耐乡下 [Cantonese, simp.]
    nei5 gei2 noi6 sin1 faan1 jat1 ci3 hoeng1 haa6-2 gaa3? [Jyutping]
    How often do you go back to your hometown?

SynonymsEdit

  • (countryside):
  • (hometown):

Derived termsEdit