yán face

Made up of [ page; leaf radical 181]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes: 15

Related characters


Also uses component: lǐng (neck) shùn (to obey)

Sounds same

yán (words) yán (words)

Different tone

yǎn (to develop)

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Proverbs

和颜悦色 hé yán yuè sè Amiable appearance

Phrases

yán sè Color

Chinese chess

The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game.
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Yangzi River

Yangzi River

China

The mighty Yangzi River is the longest in China and third longest in the world. It has carried huge quantities of people and goods over the centuries. Many great cities lie close to its banks: Chongqing, Wuhan, Nanjing and Shanghai.
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