Meaning of 黯

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Pinyin: àn
English Definition: deep black; dark; dull (color)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 21; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (black) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ hēi ] black; dark; evil, sinister
    • [ yīn ] sound, tone, pitch, pronunciation
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Example Words
黯淡 àn dàn variant of 暗淡
黯然 àn rán dim; sad
黯然失色 àn rán shī to lose one's splendor; to lose luster; to be eclipsed; to be overshadowed
凄黯 àn dismal; somber; also written 凄暗
黯然欲绝 àn rán jué to be downcast; to feel dejected (idiom)
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