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See also yāng, yáng, yǎng, and yàng

English

Pronunciation

Noun

yang

  1. The essential male principle in eastern religion or philosophy.
  2. The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided 100 pun.

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Translations

  • Chinese: , (yáng)
  • Japanese: (よう, yō)
  • Korean: [陽] (yang)

Indonesian

Conjunction

yang

  1. which

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

yang

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, yāng, yáng, yǎng, or yàng.

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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