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Yan, a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Yan 前燕 (337-370), Later Yan 後燕|后燕 (384-409), Southern Yan 南燕 (398-410), Northern Yan 北燕 (409-436) / surname Yan
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swallow (family Hirundinidae) / old variant of
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variant of
swallow
edible bird's nest
Yan mountain range across north Hebei
oats
Yanjing, an old name for Beijing / capital of Yan at different periods
swift / Apodidae (the swift family)
Yan and Zhao, two of the Warring States in Hebei and Shanxi / beautiful women / women dancers and singers
Aerodramus, genus of birds that use echolocation, a subset of the Collocaliini tribe (swiflets), two of whose species – Aerodramus fuciphagus and Aerodramus maximus – build nests harvested to make bird's nest soup
baby swallow
(bird species of China) brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) / (fig.) small fry
newlyweds
(bird species of China) barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)
silver swallow / airplane (affectionate)
the warbler sings and the swallow dances / prosperity abounds (idiom)
(bird species of China) sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus)
as lithe as a swallow (of athlete or beautiful girl)
Yanchao township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
the shrike and the swallow fly in different directions (idiom) / (usually of a couple) to part from each other
lit. a caged bird in a pavilion (idiom); fig. to lose vigilance by comfortable living / unaware of the disasters ahead / a fool's paradise
Later Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-409)
Hirundinidae (the family of swallows and martins)
swallow chick
Northern Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (409-436)
lit. sparrow and swallow, crow and magpie; fig. any Tom, Dick or Harry / a bunch of nobodies
(bird species of China) Eurasian crag martin (Ptyonoprogne rupestris)
(bird species of China) white-throated needletail (Hirundapus caudacutus)
to leave peace for the future generations
Apus (constellation)
Southern Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (398-410)
swallow-tailed coat / tails
lit. sparrow and swallow's congratulation (idiom); fig. to congratulate sb on completion of a building project / congratulations on your new house!
lit. the goose comes, the swallow goes (idiom); fig. always on the move
banquet held for high-ranking imperial or feudal officials
Former Yan of the Sixteen Kingdoms (337-370)
(bird species of China) greater crested tern (Thalasseus bergii)
Stefanie Sun (1978-), Singaporean singer-songwriter
(bird species of China) little forktail (Enicurus scouleri)
(bird species of China) house swift (Apus nipalensis)
(bird species of China) lesser crested tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)
(bird species of China) sand martin (Riparia riparia)
(bird species of China) Germain's swiftlet (Aerodramus germani)
(bird species of China) spotted forktail (Enicurus maculatus)
(bird species of China) striated swallow (Cecropis striolata)
(bird species of China) Matsudaira's storm petrel (Oceanodroma matsudairae)
(bird species of China) common swift (Apus apus)
(bird species of China) oriental pratincole (Glareola maldivarum)
(bird species of China) common tern (Sterna hirundo)
(bird species of China) dark-rumped swift (Apus acuticauda)
Zeng Jinyan (1983-), Chinese blogger and human rights activist, wife of dissident activist Hu Jia 胡佳
(bird species of China) Asian palm swift (Cypsiurus balasiensis)
(bird species of China) Pacific swallow (Hirundo tahitica)
(bird species of China) pale martin (Riparia diluta)
(bird species of China) silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis)
(bird species of China) small pratincole (Glareola lactea)
(bird species of China) ashy woodswallow (Artamus fuscus)
(bird species of China) slaty-backed forktail (Enicurus schistaceus)
(bird species of China) Asian house martin (Delichon dasypus)
(bird species of China) Wilson's storm petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)
Yanjing beer (Beijing beer brand)
Yanjing or Yenching University, Christian university in Beijing founded in 1919
Yan, a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Yan 前燕 (337-370), Later Yan 後燕|后燕 (384-409), Southern Yan 南燕 (398-410), Northern Yan 北燕 (409-436)
Prince Dan of Yan (-226 BC), commissioned the attempted assassination of King Ying Zheng of Qin 秦嬴政 (later the First Emperor 秦始皇) by Jing Ke 荊軻|荆轲 in 227 BC
the swallow's nest is built one beakful of mud at a time (idiom) / many a little makes a mickle
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)
Yanchao township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
(dialect) insurance (loanword)
agar-agar powder
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily
(bird species of China) Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo)
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom) / fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?
oatmeal / porridge
(bird species of China) white-crowned forktail (Enicurus leschenaulti)
(bird species of China) sandwich tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
Pai Hsiao-yen (daughter of Pai Ping-ping)
(bird species of China) white-eyed river martin (Pseudochelidon sirintarae)
(bird species of China) Leach's storm petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)
(bird species of China) Aleutian tern (Onychoprion aleuticus)
(bird species of China) common house martin (Delichon urbicum)
(bird species of China) little tern (Sternula albifrons)
(bird species of China) Himalayan swiftlet (Aerodramus brevirostris)
(bird species of China) roseate tern (Sterna dougallii)
(bird species of China) dusky crag martin (Ptyonoprogne concolor)
(bird species of China) wire-tailed swallow (Hirundo smithii)
Jenny Hu (1945-), Hong Kong actress
agar-agar
(bird species of China) common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
lit. a caged bird in a pavilion (idiom); fig. to lose vigilance by comfortable living / unaware of the disasters ahead / a fool's paradise
(bird species of China) grey-throated martin (Riparia chinensis)
(bird species of China) Tristram's storm petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami)
(bird species of China) bridled tern (Onychoprion anaethetus)
lit. Ying writes a letter and Yan reads it / fig. to misinterpret the original meaning / to pile up errors / refers to the letter from capital of in which the inadvertent words "hold up the candle" are mistaken by the minister of as "promote the wise"
(bird species of China) red-rumped swallow (Cecropis daurica)
(bird species of China) collared pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
(bird species of China) crested treeswift (Hemiprocne coronata)
(bird species of China) river tern (Sterna aurantia)
(bird species of China) Swinhoe's storm petrel (Oceanodroma monorhis)

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