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The Chinese word kaiyan - 开演 - kāiyăn
(to begin in Chinese)

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English translations

to begin,
to start performing

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( kaiyan / kāiyăn ) with pronunciation (English translation: to begin )

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开演 ( kaiyan / kāiyăn ) is composed of these characters: (kai) , (yan)
开演 ( kaiyan / kāiyăn ) in traditional characters

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to start  |  to perform
More words that mean to begin in Chinese
kāishĭ ( 开始 ), ( 启 )

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