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English Definitionactor or actress; performer
Simplified Script演员
Traditional Script演員
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˇ ㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin2jyun4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words, ,
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yǎnto develop; to evolve; to practice; to perform; to play; to act
yuánperson; employee; member

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
演出yǎnchūto act (in a play); to perform; to put on (a performance); performance; concert; show
演说yǎnshuōspeech; to deliver a speech
演习yǎnxímaneuver; exercise; practice; to maneuver
演讲yǎnjiǎnglecture; to give a speech
演唱yǎnchàngsung performance; to sing for an audience
Words With Same Tail Word    
人员rényuánstaff; crew; personnel
委员wěiyuáncommittee member; committee; council
党员dǎngyuánpolitical party member
动员dòngyuánto mobilize; to arouse; mobilization
教员jiàoyuánteacher; instructor
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