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Pinyin: yīn
English Definition: sound; noise; note (of musical scale); tone; news; syllable; reading (phonetic value of a character)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A tongue forming a sound in the mouth
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] to stand; to establish, to set up
    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
Example Words:
音乐 [ yīn yuè ]: music; Classifiers:
声音 [ shēng yīn ]: voice; sound; Classifiers:
拼音 [ pīn yīn ]: phonetic writing; pinyin (Chinese romanization)
录音 [ yīn ]: to record (sound); sound recording; Classifiers:
音响 [ yīn xiǎng ]: sound; acoustics; audio; hi-fi system; stereo sound system; abbr. for 组合音响
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