Yang meaning

yăng
The active, male cosmic principle in Chinese dualistic philosophy.
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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.
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The essential male principle in eastern religion or philosophy.
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The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided 100 pun.
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(rare) To make the cry of the wild goose.
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The cry of the wild goose; a honk.
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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.

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