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Meaning of 荫

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(Trad.: 廕, 蔭)
Pinyin: yìn
English Definition: variant of , shade; shade
Chinese Definition:
①庇荫。封建时代,因祖先有勋劳或官职而循例受封、得官。[合]荫恤(因前代功德而得到官职或抚恤);荫籍(依赖先辈有功而得到恩赐的官职);荫生(因先世荫庇而入国子监读书的称为荫生)。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: Shade provided by a tree ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ yīn ] the female principle; dark, shaded; hidden, implicit, secret
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Example Words
荫凉 yìn liáng shady and cool
庇荫 yìn to give shade (of a tree etc); to shield
封妻荫子 fēng yìn (of a deserving official) to grant his wife a title and make his son heir to his titles
荫蔽 yìn to be shaded or concealed by foliage; to conceal; hidden; covert; shade (of a tree)
张荫桓 zhāng yìn huán Zhang Yinhuan (1837-1900), late Qing politician and senior Chinese diplomat
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Example Sentences
1
Have the gates of death been opened unto thee? or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death?
2
A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.
3
In some spheres the shadow condition is the condition of greatest growth.
4
He came out of the shadow of the bush and blinked in the sun.
5
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Team A looked for a shady place that some trees could give shade.