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English Definitionto quote; to cite; to recommend (one's friend's, associates etc)
Simplified Script援引
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄢˊ ㄧㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wun4jan5
Word Decomposition
yuánto help; to assist; to aid
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

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
援助yuánzhùto help; to support; to aid; aid; assistance
援交yuánjiāoabbr. for 援助交际
援手yuánshǒuassistance; a helping hand; to lend a hand
援救yuánjiùto come to the aid of; to save; to rescue from danger; to relieve
Words With Same Tail Word    
吸引xīyǐnto attract (interest, investment etc)
指引zhǐyǐnto guide; to show; to point (the way); directions; guidance; guidelines
牵引qiānyǐnto pull; to draw (a cart); to tow
勾引gōuyǐnto seduce; to tempt
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