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The Chinese word yang - 样 - yàng
(shape in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

shape, appearance, sample, kind,
pattern, type, sort

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The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( yang / yàng ) with pronunciation (English translation: shape )
样 ( yang / yàng ) in traditional characters

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

appearance  |  like this
样 ( yang / yàng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 103)
Chinese example words containing the character 样 ( yang / yàng )
模样 ( múyàng = appearance ), 那样 ( nàyàng = like that ), 同样 ( tóngyàng = same ), 样子 ( yàngzi = manner ), 一样 ( yíyàng = same ), 怎么样 ( zĕnmeyàng = how ), 怎样 ( zĕnyàng = how ), 这样 ( zhèyàng = so )
More words that mean appearance in Chinese
chūxiàn ( 出现 ), mào ( 貌 ), múyàng ( 模样 ), xiàng ( 象 ), yàngzi ( 样子 )

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