YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English DefinitionASEAN-Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Simplified Script亚细安
Traditional Script亞細安
Pinyinyàxì ān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄚˋ ㄒㄧˋ ㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aa3sai3 on1
Word Decomposition
āncontent; calm; still; quiet; safe; secure; in good health; to find a place for; to install; to fix; to fit; to bring (a charge against somebody); to pacify; to harbor (good intentions); security; safety; peace; ampere; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
亚细亚yàxì yàAsia
亚细亚洲yàxì yàzhōuAsia; abbr. to 亚洲
Words With Same Tail Word    
平安píng'ānsafe and sound; well; without mishap; quiet and safe; at peace
早安zǎo'āngood morning!
晚安wǎn'ānGood night!; Good evening!
公安gōng'ān(Ministry of) Public Security; public safety; public security
不安bù'ānunpeaceful; unstable; uneasy; disturbed; restless; worried
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables