yǐn 'long stride'


Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 54 used in: jiàn (to establish)

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Sounds same

yǐn (to drink)

Different tone

yīn (yin) yīn (sound)

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World War 3

War between U.S.S.R. (Russia) and China in March 1969 could easily have escalated to a nuclear conflict. Fortunately the Battle of Damansky Island lasted all of 90 minutes. It was Ho Chi Minh's intervention that halted military conflict between the two Communist nations.
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Chinese proverb

Proverb

Bù rù hǔ xué yān dé hǔ zǐ [bu ru hu xue yan de hu zi]
not enter tiger den how get tiger cub
Without entering a tiger's den how can you hope to fetch a tiger cub
Great rewards require a great risk
Fortune favors the brave. Nothing ventured, nothing gained
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