how to pronounce yang


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the above transcription of yang is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

yang is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of yang in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the new district along riyam yang street …”

meanings of yang


  1. The cry of the wild goose; a honk.
  2. A principle in Chinese and related East Asian philosophies associated with bright, hot, masculine, etc. elements of the natural world.
  3. The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided into 100 pun.


  1. A Chinese surname of various origins.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of yang when used as a proper noun.
  3. A Korean surname of various origins.


  1. To make the cry of the wild goose.

yang frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word yang occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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