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Meaning of 阴

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(Trad.: 陰)
Pinyin: yīn
English Definition: overcast (weather); cloudy; shady; Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang); negative (electric.); feminine; moon; implicit; hidden; genitalia
Chinese Definition:
①中国古代哲学认为宇宙中通贯所有物质的两大对立面诸一,与“阳”相对:阴阳。一阴一阳谓之道。阴差阳错。阴盛阳衰。阴虚生热。
②指“月亮”:太阴(月亮)。阴历。
③带负电的:阴电。阴极。阴离子。
④云层较厚,遮住阳光:阴沉。阴雨。阴郁(亦指忧郁,不开朗)。阴霾。
⑤不见阳光,亦指不见阳光的地方:阴面。阴干(gān)。阴凉,阴影。山阴(山的北面,水的南面)。碑阴(碑的背面)。
⑥不露出表面的,暗中的:阴沟。阴通(秘密往来)。阴私。阴功(a.暗中做的好事;b.迷信指被阴间记功的好事)。
⑦背地捣鬼,险恶:阴谋。阴毒。
⑧指冥间:阴间。阴司。阴曹地府。
⑨凹进的:阴文图章。阴识(即阴文)。
⑩指时间:光阴。惜寸阴。
⑾生殖器:阴部。阴道。阴茎。阴囊。
⑿姓氏。

Antonyms:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: The place of the moon ; compare
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Example Words:
阴谋 [ yīn móu ]: plot; conspiracy
阴影 [ yīn yǐng ]: (lit. and fig.) shadow
阴阳 [ yīn yáng ]: yin and yang
阴沉 [ yīn chén ]: gloomy
阴暗 [ yīn àn ]: dim; dark; overcast; darkness; shadow; (fig.) dismal; gloomy; somber; murky; shadowy (side)
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