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