Chinese Word Entry

Simplified Chinese form:

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄧㄣ
Mandarin (Pinyin): yīn
Cantonese (Jyutping): jam1
Definitions:
  1. overcast (weather)

  2. cloudy

  3. shady

  4. Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang)

  5. negative (electric.)

  6. feminine

  7. moon

  8. implicit

  9. hidden

  10. genitalia


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Chinese characters used in this word

shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow, 'female' principle, dark
Readings
Mandarin: ㄧㄣ (yīn), ㄧㄣˋ (yìn), ㄢ (ān)
Cantonese: jam1
Japanese: イン (in)、 オン (on)、 アン (an) / かげ (kage)、 かげ.る (kageru)、 くらい (kurai)
Korean: 음 (eum)
Vietnamese: âm
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