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引申
Main
English Definitionto extend (the meaning of a word, an analogy etc); derivation
Simplified Script引申
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyǐnshēn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣˇ ㄕㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan5san1
Word Decomposition
yǐnto draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch something; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
shēnto extend; to state; to explain; 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey; ancient Chinese compass point: 240°; old name for Shanghai 上海; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
引起yǐnqǐto give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
引导yǐndǎoto guide; to lead (around); to conduct; to boot; introduction; primer
引进yǐnjìnto recommend; to introduce (from outside)
引发yǐnfāto lead to; to trigger; to initiate; to cause; to evoke (emotions)
引入yǐnrùto draw into; to pull into; to introduce
Words With Same Tail Word    
重申chóngshēnto reaffirm; to reiterate
丙申bǐngshēnthirty-third year C9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1956 or 2016
壬申rénshēnninth year I9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1992 or 2052
庚申gēngshēnfifty seventh year G9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1980 or 2040
戊申wùshēnforty fifth year E9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1968 or 2028
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