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ㄧㄢ ˇ

yǎn

surname Yan

奄 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as yǎn in the third tone, however it can also be pronounced as yān.

It is made up of the components (big) and (electric).

  • ㄧㄢ ˇ

    yǎn

    surname Yan

    • ㄉㄚ ˋ

      big

    • ㄉㄧㄢ ˋ

      diàn

      electric

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 奄

yǎn
yān

Definitions for 奄 pronounced as yǎn

  • surname Yan
  • suddenly
  • abruptly
  • hastily
  • to cover
  • to surround

Definitions for 奄 pronounced as yān

  • variant of 閹|阉[yan1]
  • to castrate
  • variant of 淹[yan1]
  • to delay

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