kiang

NOUN
  1. wild ass of Tibet and Mongolia
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Start Error-Free Writing Linguix pencil

How To Use kiang In A Sentence

  • Minutes of the North Kiangsu Mission, 1903; OLW, 39. PEARL BUCK IN CHINA
  • Immense herds of kiang (wild asses) and drong (wild yak) freely roamed the great plains. The Natural World
  • A man from Nyima County told us that the number of kiangs in the county reached 400,000-500,000.
  • [omission: Chinese characters] (lit. "the bank where the alligator was shot"), located ten li southeast of the present Hu-k'ou [omission: Chinese characters], in the Ching dynasty's Chiu-chiang Fu, Kiangsi, which is said to have been the place where Emperor Wu shot his alligator. The History of the Former Han Dynasty
  • In summer 1971, Kiang gave me intensive tutorials in auditory neurophysiology and an interesting project analyzing spike trains from the cochlear nucleus. Roger Y. Tsien - Autobiography
  • For the retirement rule, see Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the North Kiangsu Mission, Shanghai, 1922, 13, PHS. PEARL BUCK IN CHINA
  • The exodus started in Anhui and North Kiangsu, provinces already scoured and picked clean when icy winds from the Gobi Desert drove the inhabitants south. PEARL BUCK IN CHINA
  • Six months later, Mao and his followers moved east to a much larger base on the border of the provinces of Kiangsi and Fukien. The Last Empress
  • Taoism, or Tao-kiao, was invented by the disciples of Lao-tze, but the lofty theories of this philosopher have denigrated to the grossest superstitions, alchemy, astrology, and a worship of a pantheon of idols, the highest of which is Yu-hwang Shang-ti; the chief of the Taoists resides at Lung-hu-shan (Kiang-si); most of the hierarchy are extremely ignorant. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux
  • “The North Kiangsu Mission has no place for free lancers or free lance work,” declared an official report containing, as far back as 1915, an unmistakable warning to Sydenstricker that routine defiance of mission policy would not be tolerated forever. PEARL BUCK IN CHINA
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy