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yǎn

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See also yān, yán, and yàn

Mandarin

Pinyin

yǎn (form of yan3 with diacritic)

  1. : to enter; to make progress to advance; to urge forward
  2. : grave, respectful, majestic
  3. : cease, lay off, lay down
  4. : grave, respectful, majestic
  5. : establish; one of nine empire divisions
  6. : establish; one of nine empire divisions
  7. : sharp, sharp-pointed; sharpen
  8. : to hide, to secrete, to repress; to bend
  9. , : shell
  10. : the movement of a fish's mouth at the surface of the water
  11. :
  12. : ere long; remain, tarry; feeble
  13. :
  14. :
  15. :
  16. : summit, peak
  17. :
  18. 广: wide, extensive, broad; rad. 53
  19. : cover over, hide; narrow-necked
  20. :
  21. : spear
  22. : upright bar for fastening door
  23. :
  24. : to cover (with the hand); shut, conceal; ambush
  25. : cover up; take by force, shut
  26. :
  27. :
  28. : tree
  29. :
  30. 檿: mulberry
  31. : flowing and engulfing; brimming
  32. : weak, watery; insipid, tasteless
  33. : clear
  34. : (of cloud) forming or rising
  35. :
  36. : perform, put on; exercise
  37. : jewel, gem; glitter of gems
  38. : earthenware vessel in two parts
  39. : eye; eyelet, hole, opening
  40. :
  41. : long
  42. : medical compress; fish net
  43. :
  44. : gecko, kind of cicada
  45. : overflow, spill over, spread out
  46. :
  47. :
  48. : to throw a rider
  49. :
  50. :
  51. : county in Henan province
  52. :
  53. : long spear
  54. :
  55. : gatekeeper; gate, door
  56. : the appearance of a mountain, as if two pots were standing one upon the other; the steep bank of a stream a rough mountain path
  57. : wash face
  58. :
  59. : test, examine, inspect; verify
  60. , : nightmare, bad dreams
  61. : roe
  62. : sheat
  63. :
  64. :
  65. : blue-black
  66. :
  67. : mole, scar, blemish
  68. , : a kind of insectivorous rodent
  69. :
  70. : high and bright
  71. : agricultural implements

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