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English Definitionto develop; to evolve; development; evolution
Traditional Script演變
Simplified Script演变
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˇ ㄅㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jin2bin3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yǎnto develop; to evolve; to practice; to perform; to play; to act
biànto change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
演出yǎnchūto act (in a play); to perform; to put on (a performance); performance; concert; show
演員yǎnyuánactor or actress; performer
演說yǎnshuōspeech; to deliver a speech
演習yǎnxímaneuver; exercise; practice; to maneuver
演講yǎnjiǎnglecture; to give a speech
Words With Same Tail Word    
改變gǎibiànto change; to alter; to transform
轉變zhuǎnbiànto change; to transform; shift; transformation
事變shìbiànincident; unforeseen event; events (in general)
叛變pànbiànto defect; to betray; to mutiny
應變yìngbiànto meet a contingency; to adapt oneself to changes
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