(yán )

言 English Translation

The English meaning of (yán ) is:

  • words
  • speech
  • to say
  • to talk

Example Usage of 言


Wǒ xiāngxìn tā huì xìnshǒu nuòyán. I believed that he would keep his promise.

Wǒ nányǐ yòng yányǔ biǎodá wǒ de gǎnqíng. I find it hard to express my feelings in words.

Jiǎn ér yán zhī, wǒ bù tóngyì. To put it briefly, I do not agree.

Rénmen xiāngxìn jīng yǒu tāmen zìjǐ de yǔyán. It is believed that whales have their own language.

Yīnyuè shì rénlèi gòngtōng de yǔyán. Music is a common speech for humanity.

Tā de bēishāng wúfǎ yányù. No words can express her deep sorrow.

Shèxiàngjī duì wǒ ér yán shì bìxūpǐn. The camera was essential for me.

Bié wàngle yī dào lúndūn jiù gěi wǒmen liúyán a. Be sure to drop us a line as soon as you get to London.


Chinese Radical (yán )

The character (yán ) is a radical in the following characters:


Chinese words containing 言

is a Chinese Radical
言 Stroke Count 7
Variants of (yán )
言 Stroke Order