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The Chinese word yuan - 员 - yuán
(member in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

yuán

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English translations

member"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, person"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 员 ( yuán ) correctly?"

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.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( yuan / yuán ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>member</m> )
员 ( yuan / yuán ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

staff  |  membership
员 ( yuan / yuán ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 212)
Chinese example words containing the character 员 ( yuan / yuán )
程序员 ( chéngxùyuán = programmer ), 飞行员 ( fēixíngyuán = pilot ), 服务员 ( fúwùyuán = waiter ), 公务员 ( gōngwùyuán = public servant ), 雇员 ( gùyuán = employee ), 广播员 ( guăngbōyuán = radio announcer ), 讲解员 ( jiăngjiĕyuán = guide ), 接线员 ( jiēxiànyuán = operator ), 人员 ( rényuán = personnel ), 售货员 ( shòuhuòyuán = shop assistant ), 售票员 ( shòupiàoyuán = conductor ), 演员 ( yănyuán = actor ), 营业员 ( yíngyèyuán = clerk ), 邮递员 ( yóudìyuán = postman ), 宇航员 ( yŭhángyuán = astronaut ), 运动员 ( yùndòngyuán = sportsman ), 职员 ( zhíyuán = office worker )
Other characters that are pronounced yuán in Chinese

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