严 (嚴) yán

  1. yán adjective stern / serious / strict / severe / austere
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 严格 (ABC 'yán' sv; GHC '严' 5; Guoyu '嚴' adj 3; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1; NCCED '严' 2)
  2. yán proper noun Yan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'yán' n; Guoyu '嚴' n 4)
  3. yán adjective urgent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 紧迫 (GHC '严' 1; Guoyu '嚴' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 2)
  4. yán adjective meticulous / rigorous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 谨严 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 2; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 890)
  5. yán adjective harsh / cruel
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 残酷 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 4)
  6. yán adjective majestic / impressive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 肃穆 (ABC 'yán' bf 1; GHC '严' 3; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1a; NCCED '严' 2)
  7. yán noun a precaution
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Guoyu '嚴' n 3)
  8. yán adjective solemn and respectful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 残酷 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 5)
  9. yán verb to set in order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 整齐 (GHC '严' 6; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 3)
  10. yán adjective inspiring respect / formidable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 威仪 (GHC '严' 4; Guoyu '嚴' n 1; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1b)
  11. yán adjective fierce / violent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 猛烈 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 6)
  12. yán verb to command / to instruct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '嚴' 3a)
  13. yán noun a garland / an adornment / avataṃsa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain:
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: avataṃsa; from the Sanskrit masculine noun avataṃsa meaning 'a garland, ring-shaped ornament, ear ornament, ear-ring' (Kroll 2015 '嚴' 4; MW 'avataṃsa')
  14. yán noun father
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: For example, the bound form in 家严 (ABC 'yán' bf 2; Guoyu '嚴' n 2; NCCED '严' 2)
  15. yán verb to fear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 畏惧 (Guoyu '嚴' v 1)
  16. yán verb to respect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 尊崇 (Guoyu '嚴' v 2)

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