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See also yān, yán, yǎn, and yàn
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Etymology

From Celtic numerals.

Cardinal number

yan

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (dialectal) one in common dialect (from Cumbrian sheep counting).

Derived terms

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Chamorro

Conjunction

yan

  1. and

Usage notes

Used to connect similar words or phrases. To indicate causation the alternate ya is used.

See also


Dalmatian

Noun

yan

  1. year (Vegliot)

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

yan

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, yān, yán, yǎn, or yàn.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

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