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Yu·an

 (yo͞o-än′, yü-)
A Chinese dynasty (1279-1368) established by the Mongolian ruler Kublai Khan with its capital at present-day Beijing. It was superseded by the Ming dynasty.

[Mandarin Yuán, after the phrase from I Ching dà zāi qián yuán, how great is heaven the progenitor!, from yuán, primary, first, from Middle Chinese ŋyan; akin to Tibetan mgo, head, summit and mgon-po, master, lord.]

yu·an

 (yo͞o-än′, yü-)
n. pl. yuan or yu·ans
See Table at currency.

[Mandarin yuán, round, yuan (in the latter meaning, loan translation of Japanese en, yen, written with the same Chinese character as Mandarin yuán, round), from Middle Chinese yan, round; see yen2.]

yuan

(ˈjuːˈæn)
n, pl -an
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of China, divided into 10 jiao and 100 fen. Also called: renminbi or renminbi yuan
[from Chinese yüan round object; see yen1]

Yüan

(ˈjuːˈæn)
n
(Biography) the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
adj
(Ceramics) of or relating to the Chinese porcelain produced during the Yüan dynasty, characterized by the appearance of under-glaze blue-and-white ware

Yüan

(ˈjuːˈæn) or

Yüen

n
(Placename) a river in SE central China, rising in central Guizhou province and flowing northeast to Lake Tungting. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)

yu•an

(yuˈɑn; Chin. yüɑn)

n., pl. -an.
the basic monetary unit of China.
[1915–20; < Chinese yuán literally, round]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yuan - the basic unit of money in Chinayuan - the basic unit of money in China  
Chinese monetary unit - the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
jiao - 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China
2.yuan - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368Yuan - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Translations
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yuan

(juˈӕn) plural yuˈan noun
the standard unit of currency in the People's Republic of China.