衚衕

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Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

From Mongolian hottog, meaning "water well". [Mongolian needed] [script needed]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

衚衕

  1. hutong (a narrow street, lane, or alley in China; most often associated with Beijing)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In some sources 衚衕 is considered an alternative form; in others it is considered a traditional form.