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English DefinitionYuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
Simplified Script元朝
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄔㄠˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyun4ciu4
Word Decomposition
yuáncurrency unit (esp. Chinese yuan); first; original; primary; fundamental; constituent; part; era (of a reign); (math.) argument; variable; (Tw) (geology) eon; (Chinese surname); the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)
cháoimperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards; abbr. for 朝鲜 Korea

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Words With Same Head Word    
元旦yuándànNew Year's Day
元素yuánsùelement; element of a set; chemical element
元首yuánshǒuhead of state
元件yuánjiànelement; component
元气yuánqìstrength; vigor; vitality; (TCM) vital energy
Words With Same Tail Word    
韩朝háncháoNorth and South Korea; bilateral Korean relations
中朝zhōngcháoSino-Korean; China and North Korea
伪朝wěicháobogus dynasty; pretender
六朝liùcháoSix Dynasties (220-589)
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