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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *阴* | 阴* | *阴
overcast (weather) / cloudy / shady / Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang) / negative (electric.) / feminine / moon / implicit / hidden / genitalia
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yin and yang
Heaven and earth / Yin and Yang / The Universe
to vaporize / evaporation / carburetion / 氣|气 transformation in TCM (i.e. transformation of yin yang vital breath) / unvoicing of voiced consonant
heaven and earth / yin and yang
the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucians, Daoists, Yin-Yang, Legalists, Logicians, Mohists, Political Strategists, Eclectics, Agriculturists) / fig. people from all trades (often derog.)
the nine schools of thought, philosophical schools of the Spring and Autumn and Warring States Periods (770-220 BC), viz Confucians 儒家, Daoists 道家, Yin and Yang 陰陽家|阴阳家, Legalists 法家, Logicians 名家, Mohists 墨家, Diplomats 縱橫家|纵横家, Miscellaneous 雜家|杂家, and Agriculturalists 農家|农家
diagram of cosmological scheme / Yin-Yang symbol /
School of Yin-Yang of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) founded by Zou Yan 鄒衍|邹衍
Zou Yan (305-240 BC), founder of the School of Yin-Yang of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)


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