yīn yǐn yān

  1. yīn adjective flourishing / abundant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 富足 (Guoyu '殷' adj 2)
  2. yīn proper noun Yin
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '殷' n 2)
  3. yīn proper noun Yin
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: Dynasty name at the end the Shang dynasty, after their move to Yinxu 殷墟 in modern Henan province (GCED, p. 1364; Guoyu '殷' n 1)
  4. yǐn noun roll of thunder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 雷声 (Guoyu '殷' yǐn adj)
  5. yān noun dark red
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 红黑色 (Guoyu '殷' yān adj)
  6. yīn adjective grand / magnificent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 盛大 (Guoyu '殷' adj 1)
  7. yīn adverb considerately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '殷' adv)

Contained in

  • 殷切 ardent / eager / earnest
  • 殷勤 politely / solicitously / eagerly attentive
  • 殷鑑 drawing a lesson from the downfall of the dynasty previous to the Yin
  • 殷富 well off / prosperous
  • 殷殷 earnest / ardent (hope etc)
  • 殷实(殷實) thriving / well-off / substantial
  • 殷红(殷紅) dark red

Also contained in

殷墟殷商禾山无殷刘殷

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