Yang Definition

yăng
noun

In Chinese philosophy, the active, positive, masculine force or principle in the universe, source of light and heat: it is both contrasted with and complementary to yin.

Webster's New World

The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided 100 pun.

Wiktionary
The cry of the wild goose; a honk.
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Antonyms:
yin
verb
(rare) To make the cry of the wild goose.
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Other Word Forms of Yang

Noun

Singular:
yang
Plural:
yangs

Origin of Yang

  • Mandarin yáng sun, light, yang from Middle Chinese jiaŋ ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan laŋ Burmese lâng to be light

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Korean ì–‘ (yang, “yang, tael", å…©).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Chinese 陽 ("sun, bright, living, male").

    From Wiktionary

  • Imitative.

    From Wiktionary

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