Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The active, male cosmic principle in Chinese dualistic philosophy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To cry as the wild goose; honk.
  • noun The cry of the wild goose; a honk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The cry of the wild goose; a honk.
  • intransitive verb To make the cry of the wild goose.
  • noun (Chinese philosophy) one of the two fundamental principles. See yin and yang.

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  • verb rare To make the cry of the wild goose.
  • noun The essential male principle in eastern religion or philosophy.
  • noun The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided 100 pun.

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  • noun the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Mandarin yáng, sun, light, yang, from Middle Chinese jiaŋ, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *laŋ; akin to Burmese lâng, to be light.]

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Imitative.

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

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From Korean (yang, “yang, tael”, ).

Examples

  • Nah, kalau bisa Buatlah suatu pencapaian prestasi yang menakjubkan,,yang bahkan itu sulit dilalukan untuk anak seusia adek2. (contohny: ikut lomba penelitian, neliti sesuatu yang benar2 bermanfaat.

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  • Although his official powers are limited, the king—who carries the title yang di-pertuan agong in Malay, or His Royal Highness— is seen by some residents as the highest embodiment of Malay political supremacy, adding weight to his advice.

    Malaysian King Makes Rare Thrust Into Politics

  • Although his official powers are limited, the king—who carries the title yang di-pertuan agong in Malay, or His Royal Highness— is seen by some residents as the highest embodiment of Malay political supremacy, adding weight to his advice.

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  • From a science point of view the above 2 paragraphs can be seen as coincidental and just yin yang where there has to be 1 part of evil (- energy) and 1 part of good (+energy) in order for the physics rule of equilibrium to apply.

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  • Today we did a new form, yin yang medical t'ai chi, and then we did a Yang style flow which we had practiced for the past couple of weeks.

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  • Tidaklah mengherankan apabila di tengah ketidakpedulian itu ada pihak lain yang mengambil inisiatif untuk menata dunia perfilman nasional berdasarkan versinya.

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  • Semuanya adalah angkara BN, maka kerajaan BN perlu dihukum kerana sudah membazirkan wang negara, masa dan anak-anak rakyat miskin yang menjadi korban.

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  • SBY menunjukkan kapabilitasnya sebagai seorang pemimpin yang melihat permasalahan secara makro, tetapi kurang mengeri permasalahan pada skala mikro.

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  • Wright gear is merchandised up the yin yang, but this I haven't seen in any gift shops yet.

    August 2007

  • Wright gear is merchandised up the yin yang, but this I haven't seen in any gift shops yet.

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