yǎn

  1. yǎn verb to perform / to put on
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama 戏剧
    Notes: For example, 演小品 'to perform a skit' (XHW 2016-01-25; CCD '演' 4, p. 2213; Guoyu '演' v 1; Unihan '演'; XHZD '演' 1, p. 867)
  2. yǎn verb to practice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 练习, as in 演练 (Guoyu '演' v 2; XHZD '演' 3, p. 867)
  3. yǎn verb to extend / to stretch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 延展 (Guoyu '演' v 3)
  4. yǎn verb to develop / to evolve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 演变 (CCD '演' 1, p. 2213; XHZD '演' 4, p. 867)
  5. yǎn verb to deduce / to infer / to derive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 推演 (CCD '演' 3, p. 2213; Guoyu '演' v 4)
  6. yǎn verb to explain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 阐述 or 讲解 (CCD '演' 2, p. 2213; XHZD '演' 2, p. 867)

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