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Main
English Definitionto examine; to test; to check
See alsoyàn variant of (from traditional character )
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jim6

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Words With Same Head Word    
验收yànshōuto inspect and accept; acceptance
验证yànzhèngto inspect and verify; experimental verification; to validate (a theory); to authenticate
验伤yànshāngto examine a wound or injury (typically for forensic purposes)
验光yànguāngoptometry; to examine the eyes
验定yàndìngto test and determine; to examine; to assay
Words With Same Tail Word    
经验jīngyànexperience; to experience
测验cèyàntest; to test; evaluation
试验shìyànexperiment; test; to experiment; experimental
检验jiǎnyànto inspect; to examine; to test
考验kǎoyànto test; to put to the test; trial; ordeal
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