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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
oats
swallow's nest
Yan mountain range across north Hebei
Yanjing, an old name for Beijing / capital of Yan at different periods
Yan and Zhao, two of the Warring States in Hebei and Shanxi / beautiful women / women dancers and singers
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)
oatmeal / porridge
Yangjing beer (Beijing beer)
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily
(bird species of China) brambling (Fringilla montifringilla) / (fig.) small fry
swallow-tailed coat / tails
Yanjing or Yenching University, Christian university in Beijing founded in 1919
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)
Yanchao township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
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. a caged bird in a pavilion (idiom); fig. to lose vigilance by comfortable living / unaware of the disasters ahead / a fool's paradise
Hirundinidae (the family of swallows and martins)
(dialect) insurance (loanword)
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. sparrow and swallow, crow and magpie; fig. any Tom, Dick or Harry / a bunch of nobodies
lit. sparrow and swallow's congratulation (idiom); fig. to congratulate sb on completion of a building project / congratulations on your new house!
Yanchao township in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县, southwest Taiwan
the swallow's nest is built one beakful of mud at a time (idiom) / many a little makes a mickle
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 荆轲 in 227 BC
(bird species of China) Eurasian hobby (Falco subbuteo)


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