Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage Chinese
Scripts 艳, 岩, etc.(Chinese) 艷, 岩, etc.(Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. YEHN
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (yàn) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous" (which is usually only feminine) or (yán) meaning "cliff, rocks", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar fashion.

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Entry updated April 25, 2021