(yuán)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. round
  2. circular
  3. formal unit of Chinese currency

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • yuán > yuan2

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
方圆 fāngyuán circumference/neighborhood/vicinity
团圆 tuányuán have a reunion/reunite as a family
椭圆 tuǒyuán ellipse/oval
圆满 yuánmǎn satisfactory
白额圆尾鹱 bái é yuán wěi hù (bird species of China) bonin petrel (Pterodroma hypoleuca)
半圆 bàn yuán semicircle
半圆形 bàn yuán xíng semicircular
半圆仪 bàn yuán yí protractor
膀大腰圆 bǎng dà yāo yuán tall and strong/burly/beefy
包圆儿 bāo yuán er to buy the whole lot/to take everything remaining
扁圆 biǎn yuán oblate
不以规矩,不能成方圆 bù yǐ guī ju, bù néng chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom, from Mencius)/one must follow some rules
不圆通 bù yuán tōng inflexible/unaccommodating
大圆 dà yuán great circle (in spherical geometry)
打圆场 dǎ yuán chǎng to help to resolve a dispute/to smooth things over
大圆圈 dà yuán quān great circle (in spherical geometry)
滴溜圆 dī liū yuán completely round
电圆锯 diàn yuán jù circular saw
方枘圆凿 fāng ruì yuán záo to put a square peg in a round hole/incompatible (idiom)
方圆 fāng yuán perimeter/range/(within) a radius of ...
粉圆 fěn yuán tapioca ball
功德圆满 gōng dé yuán mǎn virtuous achievements come to their successful conclusion (idiom)
钩嘴圆尾鹱 gōu zuǐ yuán wěi hù (bird species of China) Tahiti petrel (Pterodroma rostrata)
瓜无滚圆,人无十全 guā wú gǔn yuán, rén wú shí quán no gourd is perfectly round, just as no man is perfect (proverb)
关金圆 guān jīn yuán Chinese customs gold unit, currency used in China between 1930 and 1948
管圆线虫 guǎn yuán xiàn chóng "eel worm", a parasitic worm carrying meningitis
桂圆 guì yuán see 龍眼|龙眼[lóng yǎn]
滚瓜溜圆 gǔn guā liū yuán (of animals) round and fat
滚圆 gǔn yuán as round as a ball
韩圆 Hán yuán Korean won (unit of currency)
花好月圆 huā hǎo yuè yuán lit. lovely flowers, round moon (idiom)/fig. everything is wonderful/perfect happiness/conjugal bliss
画圆 huà yuán to draw a circle
划圆防守 huà yuán fáng shǒu to counter (a stroke in fencing)
浑圆 hún yuán perfectly round/(fig.) accommodating/considerate/smooth (way of doing things)
金圆券 jīn yuán quàn currency issued by Nationalist Government in 1948
晶圆 jīng yuán wafer (silicon medium for integrated circuit)
溜圆 liū yuán perfectly round
卵圆 luǎn yuán oval/ellipse
卵圆窗 luǎn yuán chuāng oval window between middle and inner ear
卵圆形 luǎn yuán xíng oval/ellipsoidal
没有规矩,不成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, bù chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
没有规矩,何以成方圆 méi yǒu guī ju, hé yǐ chéng fāng yuán without rules, how can anything be done (idiom)/one must follow some rules
美圆 Měi yuán US dollar
内六角圆柱头螺钉 nèi liù jiǎo yuán zhù tóu luó dīng hexagon socket head cap screw
破镜重圆 pò jìng chóng yuán a shattered mirror put back together (idiom)/(of marriage) to pick up the pieces and start anew/for a separated couple to reconcile and reunite
日圆 Rì yuán Japanese yen (unit of currency)/CL:個|个[gè]
汤圆 tāng yuán boiled balls of glutinous rice flour, eaten during the Lantern Festival
同轴圆弧 tóng zhóu yuán hú coaxial circular arc/concentric arc (in spherical geometry)
团圆 tuán yuán to have a reunion
椭圆 tuǒ yuán oval/ellipse/elliptic
椭圆函数 tuǒ yuán hán shù (math.) elliptic function
椭圆机 tuǒ yuán jī elliptical machine (exercise)
椭圆积分 tuǒ yuán jī fēn (math.) elliptic integral
椭圆曲线 tuǒ yuán qū xiàn (math.) elliptic curve
椭圆形 tuǒ yuán xíng oval
椭圆形办公室 tuǒ yuán xíng bàn gōng shì Oval office (in the White House)
外接圆 wài jiē yuán circumscribed circle (of a polygon)
外圆内方 wài yuán nèi fāng lit. outside-flexible, inside-firm (idiom)/fig. velvet glove
无晶圆 wú jīng yuán fabless (semiconductor company)
银圆 yín yuán flat silver (former coinage)/also written 銀元|银元/silver dollar
芋圆 yù yuán taro ball (Taiwanese dessert)
圆白菜 yuán bái cài round white cabbage (i.e. Western cabbage)
圆场 yuán chǎng to mediate/to broker a compromise
圆点 yuán diǎn dot
圆顶 yuán dǐng dome
圆房 yuán fáng (of a child bride) to consummate marriage
圆腹鲱 yuán fù fēi round herring
圆拱 yuán gǒng a round vault
圆鼓鼓 yuán gǔ gǔ round and bulging/rotund/protruding
圆光 yuán guāng radiance emanating from the head/halo
圆规 yuán guī compass (drafting)
圆轨道 yuán guǐ dào circular orbit (in astronomy and in astronautics)
圆规座 Yuán guī zuò Circinus (constellation)
圆滚滚 yuán gǔn gǔn plump
圆函数 yuán hán shù the trigonometric functions
圆弧 yuán hú arc of a circle/circular arc
圆滑 yuán huá smooth and evasive/slick and sly
圆滑线 yuán huá xiàn slur (music)
圆环 yuán huán rotary/traffic circle/ring
圆谎 yuán huǎng to patch up one's lie (when inconsistencies appear)/to cover (for sb who has lied)
圆寂 yuán jì death/to pass away (of Buddhist monks, nuns etc)
圆孔 yuán kǒng round hole
圆口纲脊椎动物 yuán kǒu gāng jǐ zhuī dòng wù cyclostome (marine biology)
圆括号 yuán kuò hào parentheses/round brackets ( )
圆领 yuán lǐng crew neck/round neck (of pull-over garment, e.g. T-shirt)
圆满 yuán mǎn satisfactory/consummate/perfect
圆梦 yuán mèng to fulfill one's dream/(divination) to predict the future by interpreting a dream/oneiromancy
圆面饼 yuán miàn bǐng round flat bread/pita bread
圆明园 Yuán míng yuán Yuanmingyuan, the Old Summer Palace, destroyed by the British and French army in 1860
圆盘 yuán pán disk
圆球 yuán qiú ball/sphere/globe
圆圈 yuán quān circle
圆缺 yuán quē waxing and waning (of the moon)
圆融 yuán róng accommodating/(Buddhism) completely integrated
圆润 yuán rùn mellow and full/suave/smooth and round/rich (in voice)
圆石头 yuán shí tou boulder
圆筒 yuán tǒng circular cylinder/drum
圆通 yuán tōng flexible/accommodating
圆秃 yuán tū spot baldness (alopecia areata)
圆舞 yuán wǔ round dance
圆屋顶 yuán wū dǐng dome
圆舞曲 yuán wǔ qǔ waltz
圆心 yuán xīn center of circle
圆形 yuán xíng round/circular
圆形剧场 yuán xíng jù chǎng amphitheater
圆形面包 yuán xíng miàn bāo bun
圆形木材 yuán xíng mù cái log
圆瑛 Yuán Yīng Yuan Ying (1878-1953), Buddhist monk
圆月 yuán yuè full moon
圆晕 yuán yùn concentric circles/circular ripples
圆凿方枘 yuán záo fāng ruì see 方枘圓鑿|方枘圆凿[fāng ruì yuán záo]
圆周 yuán zhōu circumference
圆周率 yuán zhōu lǜ (math.) the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter (π)
圆柱 yuán zhù column/cylinder
圆珠 yuán zhū ball/bead/ballpoint
圆珠笔 yuán zhū bǐ ballpoint pen/CL:支[zhī],枝[zhī]
圆柱体 yuán zhù tǐ cylinder (geometry)
圆柱形 yuán zhù xíng cylindrical
圆珠形离子交换剂 yuán zhū xíng lí zǐ jiāo huàn jì bead-type ion exchanger
圆锥 yuán zhuī cone/conical/tapering
圆锥曲线 yuán zhuī qū xiàn conic section
圆锥体 yuán zhuī tǐ cone
圆锥形 yuán zhuī xíng conical/coniform
圆锥状 yuán zhuī zhuàng conical
圆桌 yuán zhuō round table
圆桌会议 yuán zhuō huì yì round table conference
圆子 yuán zi kind of dumpling/sticky rice ball
珠圆玉润 zhū yuán yù rùn lit. as round as pearls and as smooth as jade (idiom)/fig. elegant and polished (of singing or writing)
自圆其说 zì yuán qí shuō to make a story or theory consistent/to give a plausible explanation/to plug the holes in one's story
字正腔圆 zì zhèng qiāng yuán (of singing or speaking) very articulate pronunciation and vocalizing
走圆场 zǒu yuán chǎng to walk around the stage (to indicate scene changes)

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