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English DefinitionJordan
Simplified Script约旦
Traditional Script約旦
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄩㄝ ㄉㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)joek3daan3
Word Decomposition
yuēto make an appointment; to invite; approximately; pact; treaty; to economize; to restrict; to reduce (a fraction); concise
dàndawn; morning; daybreak; day; dan, female roles in Chinese opera (traditionally played by specialized male actors)

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
约翰yuēhànJohn (name); Johan (name); Johann (name)
约伯yuēbóJob (name); Book of Job in the Old Testament
Words With Same Tail Word    
元旦yuándànNew Year's Day
一旦yīdànin case (something happens); if; once (something happens, then...); when; in a short time; in one day
乾旦qiándànmale actor playing the female role (Chinese opera)
平旦píngdàn(literary) daybreak; dawn
复旦fùdànFudan University, Shanghai, abbr. for 复旦大学
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