Meaning of 湮

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Ideographic: A dammed stream ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ yīn ] to restrain; to dam a stream and change its direction; a mound
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  • Pinyin: yān
    English Definition: to inundate; to bury; to cover up; obscured; submerged
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    湮没 yān to bury; to submerge; to pass into oblivion; to obliterate; to annihilate (physics)
    湮没无闻 yān wén to pass into oblivion
    More: 湮* | *湮 | *湮*
  • Pinyin: yīn
    English Definition: variant of
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    湮灭 yīn miè to destroy; to disappear; annihilation
    More: 湮* | *湮 | *湮*
Example Sentences
Recurring revenue is the best form of revenue.
The novel, a short book, easy to fall into oblivion off, off, or destroy residual seeking prospecting nothing.
Love begin with a smile, grow with a kiss, and end with tears.
Spring must have been this, or is till this somewhere. Through the black forest with chimneys, I'd like to visit the spring which was wandering in far back ages.
Brush ring: mixes sweet ash falling into oblivion and rape oil half and half, in order to wipes golden ring, can brush ring glodenly.