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English Definitionto chant; to recite
Simplified Script吟唱
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣˊ ㄔㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jam4coeng3
Word Decomposition
yínto chant; to recite; to moan; to groan; cry (of certain animals and insects); song (ancient poem)
chàngto sing; to call loudly; to chant

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
吟哦yín'éto chant; to recite rhythmically; to polish verse
吟咏yínyǒngto recite; to sing (of poetry)
吟诗yínshīto recite poetry
吟诵yínsòngto read aloud; to recite rhythmically; to chant; to intone (esp. poems in rhythm)
吟游yínyóuto wander as minstrel
Words With Same Tail Word    
歌唱gēchàngto sing
合唱héchàngchorus; to chorus
演唱yǎnchàngsung performance; to sing for an audience
伴唱bànchàngvocal accompaniment; to accompany a singer; to support of somebody; to echo somebody; to chime in with somebody
假唱jiǎchàngto lip-sync (singing)
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