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English DefinitionJohn (name); Johan (name); Johann (name)
Simplified Script约翰
Traditional Script約翰
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄝ ㄏㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)joek3hon6
Part of Speech(专有名) proper noun
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Word Decomposition
yuēto make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise
hànwriting brush; writing; pen; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
约会yuēhuìappointment; engagement; date; to arrange to meet
约束yuēshùto restrict; to limit to; to constrain; restriction; constraint
约好yuēhǎoto settle time and place for an appointment
约伯yuēbóJob (name); Book of Job in the Old Testament
Words With Same Tail Word    
挥翰huīhàn(literary) to wield a writing brush
若翰ruòhànJohn (less common form of 若望 or 约翰)
词翰cíhànbook; written composition; (literary) penned words
伯明翰bó míng hànBirmingham
棒约翰bàng yuēhànPapa John's (pizza chain)
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