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


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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