Meaning of 杨

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(Trad.: 楊)
Pinyin: yáng
English Definition: surname Yang; poplar
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ yáng ] bright, glorious; to expand, to open up
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Example Words:
杨柳 [ yáng liǔ ]: willow tree; poplar and willow; name of traditional tune
杨虎城 [ yáng chéng ]: Yang Hucheng (1893-1949), Chinese warlord and Nationalist general
垂杨柳 [ chuí yáng liǔ ]: weeping willow
普通赤杨 [ tōng chì yáng ]: alder tree (Alnus glutinosa)
桁杨 [ háng yáng ]: lit. stocks and knives; fig. any punishment equipment; torture instrument
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