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ㄧㄠ

yāo

die young

夭 is a 4 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as yāo in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as yǎo.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

  • ㄧㄠ

    yāo

    die young

    • ㄉㄚ ˋ

      big

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Ren is the base for dà so we can see it as a big person wearing a hat. Maybe a gang member. He could be wearing a Fedora. Gang members die young
by MrSoloDolo

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Wearing a BIG *flat* hat on his head, the edg[y ou]tsider <TENDER>ly and <GENTLE>y sang “Only the Good <die young>.”
by vms5q

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 夭

yāo
yǎo

Definitions for 夭 pronounced as yāo

  • variant of 夭[yao1]
  • to die young
  • to die prematurely
  • Taiwan pr. [yao3]
  • tender
  • gentle
  • to die prematurely

Definitions for 夭 pronounced as yǎo

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