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ㄧㄢ ˇ

yǎn

perform

演 is a 14 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as yǎn in the third tone.

It is made up of the components (water) and (tiger).

  • ㄧㄢ ˇ

    yǎn

    perform

    • ㄕㄨㄟ ˙

      shui

      water

    • ㄧㄣ ˊ

      yín

      tiger

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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throw some water on a tiger and it will perform - though perhaps not how you'd like it to!
by wenhailin

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Respect to the tigers performance on the water
by jasche

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 演

Definitions for 演 pronounced as yǎn

  • to develop
  • to evolve
  • to practice
  • to perform
  • to play
  • to act

Vocabulary

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Collections

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hsk3

by iratiarm 275 characters

HSK 3

by CharacterPop 274 characters

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