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Meaning of 筵

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Pinyin: yán
English Definition: bamboo mat for sitting
Chinese Definition:
①竹席:筵席。
②酒席:喜筵。寿筵。

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bamboo) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhú ] bamboo; flute
    • [ yán ] to defer, to delay, to postpone; to extend, to prolong; surname
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Example Words
筵席 yán banquet; mat for sitting
筵宴 yán yàn feast; banquet
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