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yīn

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yīn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yīn | yin1
English translation
sound
noise
note (of musical scale)
tone
news
syllable
reading (phonetic value of a character)
sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation

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About yīn

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Number of strokes

9

Radical frequency

43

Traditional form

yīn

Contains the radical

yīn

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

A tongue  forming a sound in the mouth 

Etymology of yīn

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

立日

Explanation

Pictograph of sound (represented with one or two horizontal lines) coming from a tongue ( shé ). In seal script, identical to yán (speech) except with a dot or line added to the middle of the kǒu (mouth) component.

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Example sentences using yīn

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所有 suǒyǒu 喇叭 lǎba dōu jiē zài 单一 dān yī de 扩音器 kuò yīn qì shǎng .

All the speakers hook up to a single amplifier.

ǎi de 汉子 hàn zi yòng 颤抖 chàndǒu de 声音 shēngyīn shuì .

The little man's voice was shaky.

zài 中学 zhōng xué 每周 měi zhōu Jiào 音乐课.

She instructs music once a week at a middle school.

演员 yǎnyuán 不出声地 hēng zhāo shǒu 已经 yǐjīng 事先 shìxiān hǎo yīn de 歌曲 gē qǔ .

The actor mouthed the words of the recorded song.

计数器 jì shù qì dào líng , jiù huì 知道 zhīdào 录音 lùyīn Cóng 哪儿 nǎr 开始 kāishǐ .

Set the counter to zero and you'll know where the recording starts.

Words with yīn

Explore 24 words and sayings that include the Chinese character yīn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
音乐 yīnyuè music音樂
声音 shēngyīn voice聲音
yīn sound yīn
录音 lùyīn to record (sound)錄音
语音 yǔ yīn speech sounds語音
音乐会 yīn yuè huì concert音樂會
口音 kǒuyīn voice口音 kǒuyīn
噪音 zàoyīn rumble噪音 zàoyīn
收音机 shōuyīnjī radio收音機
音响 yīnxiǎng sound音響
嗓音 sǎng yīn voice嗓音 sǎng yīn
发音 fā yīn to pronounce發音
音频 yīn pín audio音頻
音乐家 yīn yuè jiā musician音樂家
配音 pèi yīn dubbing (filmmaking)配音 pèi yīn
音像 yīn xiàng audio and video音像 yīn xiàng
福音 fú yīn good news福音 fú yīn
音量 yīn liàng sound volume音量 yīn liàng
音箱 yīn xiāng loudspeaker box音箱 yīn xiāng
观音 Guān yīn Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion or Goddess of Mercy (Sanskrit Avalokiteśvara)觀音
波音 Bō yīn Boeing波音 Bō yīn
高音 gāo yīn high pitch高音 gāo yīn
低音 dī yīn bass低音 dī yīn
录音带 lù yīn dài audio tape錄音帶

yīn Decomposition & Compounds

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yīn Decomposition

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yīn Compounds

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  • yīn
    • zhī
      • zhí
      • zhí , , zhì , , chì , zhī , , , shí ,
    • xīn
      • hèn ,
    • àn , yùn , àn , ān , sháo , xūn , , yīn , xiǎng , yīn , ǎn , yīn , ān , huáng , yīng , , , , yáo , , , , ān , , , , , yùn , , , , ān
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