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A Chinese Talking Syllabary of the Cantonese Dialect
N(1)  Spice, incense: 燒拜佛 burn incense and pray;
go on pilgrimage;
an incense coil;
檀 sandalwood;
garuwood, lignaloes of East Indies;
incense for driving away mosquitors;
family of scholar ancestors;
袋,[xiang1dai4], [xiang1shi4]2↓;
(2)  Scent, aroma, fragrance: 鳥語花 birds’ twitter and fragrance of flowers;
in comb. with 玉 (jade), refers to women: 憐惜玉 tenderness toward woman;
消玉殞 death of a pretty woman;
竊玉 have illicit relations with women;
國色天 a great beauty;
玉生 scented flesh of woman.
(3)  Popularity, a good name: 留百世 leave a good name for posterity;
(coll.) very popular.
(4)  A radical.
(5)  A surname.
VTo smell or sniff close to skin in lieu of kissing: 面孔 “kiss” the face (of child, woman);
嘴 to kiss.
Adj(1)  Nice-smelling, fragrant, aromatic: 氣,[xiang1qi4], [xiang1wei4]↓;
咖啡濃 rich aroma of coffee;
噴噴,馥馥 rich in fragrance;
茶,[xiang1cha2], [xiang1pian4]↓;
酥鴨 crisp duck cooked in Szechuen style.
(2)  Richly satisfying (sleep, food): 這頓飯吃得很 a very satisfying meal;
睡得很 enjoyed a very sound sleep;
睡 sweet slumber;
(3)  (Coll.) fond: 他們原來很 they were very fond of each other.
(4)  Popular: (coll.) 這種貨很吃 these goods are very popular now.
(5)  Pertaining to woman: 腮 feminine cheeks;
閨 lady's chamber;
柬 lady's letter;
魂 a lady's departed spirit.
Words1.案 [xiang1an4], n., incense table, the altar. 
2.賓 [xiang1bin1]1, n., (translit.) champion. 
3.檳 [xiang1bin1]2, n., (translit.) champagne. 
4.餑餑兒 [xiang1bo1bo0er0], n., “fragrant dumpling”-- sweetheart; matinee idol and the like. 
5.剎 [xiang1cha4], n., Buddhist temple. 
6.茶 [xiang1cha2], n., scented tea, see [xiang1pian4]↓. 
7.腸 [xiang1chang2], n., sausage. 
8.橙 [xiang1cheng2], n., orange. 
9.錢 [xiang1qian2], n., gift of money to temples on visits. 
10.氣 [xiang1qi4], n., aroma, scent, nice smell. 
11.臭 [xiang1chou4], n., quality good and bad: 不知臭 do not know good from bad. 
12.椿 [xiang1chun1], n., (bot.) the fragrant cedar, Cedrala odorata
13.袋 [xiang1dai4], n., perfume satchels. 
14.斗 [xiang1dou3], n., incense pot. 
15.墩兒 [xiang1dueer0], n., wooden or clay base for sticking incense sticks. 
16.粉 [xiang1feng3], n., cosmetics, face powder 粉之資 woman's pin money. 
17.分 [xiang1feng4], n., see [xiang1qian2]↑. 
18.楓 [xiang1feng1], n., sweet gum, balsam-producing tree. 
19.港 [xiang1gang3], n., Hong Kong; 港腳 Hong Kong foot. 
20.瓜 [xiang1gua1], n., muskmelon; also different varieties of sweet melon. 
21.閨 [xiang1gui1], n., lady's chamber. 
22.荷包 [xiang1he2bao0], n., see [xiang1dai4]↑. 
23.灰 [xiang1hui1], n., incense ashes. 
24.會 [xiang1hui4], n., (1)  a pilgrimage; (2)  a group of pilgrims, with acrobats, stilts-walkers, tailors, food vendors, etc. 
25.火 [xiang1huo3], n., (1)  public worship at Buddhist temples: 火盛 good attendance at temple (“many incense sticks and candles burning”); (2)  the burning of candles and incense in an oath before spirits: 火誓 such an oath; 火弟兄 sworn brothers; 火情 sworn love between man and woman. 
26.蕉 [xiang1jiao1], n., banana. 
27.界 [xiang1jie4], n., Buddhist temples collectively. 
28.珠 [xiang1zhu1], n., rosary (of sandalwood). 
29.饌 [xiang1zhuan4], n., dinner with prayer served on anniversary, etc., of death of relative. 
30.燭 [xiang1zhu2], n., incense and candle, joss sticks and candles, see [xiang1huo3]↑. 
31.菌 [xiang1jUn4], n., champignon. 
32.客 [xiang1ke4], n., a pilgrim. 
33.蠟 [xiang1la4], n., candle and incense. 
34. [xiang1lian2], n., cosmetics: 體 romantic verse praising woman. 
35.料 [xiang1liao4], n., condiments, spices. 
36.貍 [xiang1li2], n., (zoo.) the civet. 
37.欒 [xiang1luan2], n., (bot.) pomelo (better known as 柚,文旦), Citrus decumana
38.螺 [xiang1luo2], n., conchshell fish; 螺片 edible cartilage of conchshell. 
39.爐 [xiang1lu2], n., a censer, incense container. 
40.楠木 [xiang1nan2mu4], n., see 楠木 10B.42. 
41.囊 [xiang1nang2], n., a perfume satchel. 
42.片 [xiang1pian4], n., scented tea. 
43.蒲 [xiang1pu3], n., a kind of rush. Typha latifolia
44.肉 [xiang1rou4], n., dog meat (Cantonese). 
45.水 [xiang1shui3], n., perfume, cologne water or eau de cologne
46.市 [xiang1shi4]1, n., temporary fair or market associated with pilgrimage. 
47.室 [xiang1shi4]2, n., a hall of Budd. temple. 
48.蕈 [xiang1xUn4], n., champignon (also [xiang1jUn4]↑.). 
49.荽 [xiang1sui1], n., coriander, a favorite spice (also 芫荽). 
50.湯 [xiang1tang1], n., perfumed bath, practised in esoteric Budd. sects. 
51.甜 [xiang1tian2], adj., sweet and nice-smelling (fruit); sweet (dream): 甜的美夢 a sweet, beautiful dream. 
52.亭 [xiang1ting2], a festooned rest pavilion for pilgrims or funeral procession when incense is burned. 
53.頭 [xiang1tou2], n., (1)  head of organized group of pilgrims; (2)  ([xiang1tou0]) fragrance; 頭兒 burnt incense. 
54.草 [xiang1cao3], n., (1)  vanilla; (2)  () Eupatorium chinensis
55.菜 [xiang1cai4], n., see [xiang1sui1]↑. 
56.筒 [xiang1tong3], n., incense holder. 
57.皂 [xiang1zao4], n., soap. 
58.澤 [xiang1ze2], n., (1)  (MC) hair ointment; (2)  fragrance of woman's flesh. 
59.資 [xiang1zi1], n., see [xiang1qian2]↑. 
60.味 (兒) [xiang1wei4]([xiang1weher0]), n., fragrance, aroma (of flowers, coffee, cooked food). 
61.豔 [xiang1yan4], adj., romantic, sexy: 豔故事 romantic story, novel of romantic love. 
62.煙 [xiang1yan1], n., (1)  cigarette; (2)  altar incense, (fig.) of continuance of family line: 煙絕了 the family line died out. 
63.嚴 [xiang1yan2], adj., (Budd.) austere, august. 
64.應 [xiang1ying0], n., profit: 他的生意很占應 his business makes good profits. 
65.油 [xiang1you2], n., (1)  scented ointment; (2)  sesame oil; 油蟲 the millepede or galleyworm. 
66.魚 [xiang1yU2], n., fresh-water fish, Plecoglossus altivelis
67.雲紗 [xiang1yUn2sha1], n., a kind of light silk.