yán face


Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

yán (words) yán (words)

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Proverbs

和颜悦色 hé yán yuè sè Amiable appearance

Phrases

颜色 yán sè color

Tianjin Massacre

A flash point in China's relations with foreign powers was at Tianjin in 1870. A group of French nuns thought they were doing good by offering money for starving children so they could be adequately cared for. The locals believed the foreign devils were using the children for witchcraft and 20 people were killed when the local Chinese stormed the compound of the 'Sisters of Mercy'. Similar attacks took place in the Boxer Rebellion thirty years later.
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