Difference between revisions of "Shanghai"

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It is composed of two syllables: "Shang" and "Hai".

Spelling shang
Closest English pronunciation /ʃɑ:ŋ/
Hint "she" + "art" + "sing". /ɑ:ŋ/ is not /æŋ/ as in English "hang".
Chinese Pinyin shāng sháng shǎng shàng
Common characters in names 上 商 尚


Spelling hai
Closest English pronunciation /haɪ/
Hint As in English "hi".
Chinese Pinyin hāi hái hǎi hài
Common characters in names