Chinese English Dictionary

桑梓    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin sāng zǐ    Simplified 桑梓    Traditional 桑梓
  1. (literary) native place
  2. homeland

Chinese meanings
  1. sāngzǐ
    〈书〉《诗经·小雅·小弁》:‘维桑与梓,必恭敬止。’是说家乡的桑树和梓树是父母种的,对它要表示敬意。后人用来比喻故乡。

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