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Translingual[edit]

simpl.
trad.
Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 弓中月 (NLB), composition)

  1. dark
  2. secret
  3. 'female' principle: yin

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1347, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41579
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1849, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4117, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+9634

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping jam1, Yale yam1)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīn (yin1)
Zhuyin ㄧㄣ 5 ( ㄧㄣ )5
IPA (key) / in⁵⁵ (² in̩1)¹/
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Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yīn (yin1), traditional )

  1. [literary] cloudy; overcast
  2. [literary] hidden
  3. [literary] negative

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yīn, traditional )

  1. [literary] shade
  2. [literary] moon

Compounds[edit]