yuan

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See also: Yuan, yuān, yuán, yuǎn, and yuàn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin (yuán).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA: /ˌjuːˈɑn/ or /ˈjuːən/

Noun[edit]

yuan (plural yuan or yuans)

  1. The basic unit of money in China.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin (yuán).

Noun[edit]

yuan m (plural yuans)

  1. yuan (Chinese currency)

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yuan

  1. nonstandard spelling of yuān
  2. nonstandard spelling of yuán
  3. nonstandard spelling of yuǎn
  4. nonstandard spelling of yuàn

Usage notes[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

yuan m (plural yuans)

  1. yuan (currency unit of China)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin (yuán).

Noun[edit]

yuan m (plural yuanes)

  1. yuan