元 (yuan): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 23, 2018

元 (Chinese PinYin: [yuán]; traditional Chinese:元) may mean: (1) noun. Yuan (currency), e.g. 十元 (10 Yuan); (2) adj. leading, e.g. 元首 (head of state); (3) adj. first, e.g. 元旦 (New Year’s Day); (4) adj. fundamental, e.g. 元音 (vowel); (5) adj. meta, e.g. 元语言(meta language); (6) noun. part, e.g. 元件 (element). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.

1. How to pronounce 元?

Chinese Pinyin: [yuán]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 元

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 元.

Fixed expression: 单元 (unit), 元旦 (New Year’s Day), 元首 (head of state), 美元 (dollar), 元凶 (prime culprit), 元气 (vitality), 一元 (one yuan), 元宝 (gold or silver ingot), 多元化 (diverse), 元老 (founding father), 元宵节 (Lantern Festival), 元音 (vowel), 元件 (element), 元素 (element),

Collocation: 一万元 (ten thousand yuan), 微量元素 (trace element), 多元化战略 (diversification strategy),

Idioms: 原原本本 (from beginning to end), 三朝元老 (the most senior employee),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 元 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 元.

4.1 能借给我1,000元钱吗? 我下个月还你。

Translation: Will you lend me one thousand yuan? I will pay you back next month.

4.2 元朝期间,由于社会动荡和战争,许多画家逃至深山里生活。

Translation: During the Yuan dynasty, because of social turmoil and wars, many painters escaped to live in the mountains.

4.3 我们有珍珠奶茶, 十元一杯.你要来一杯吗?

Translation: We have bubble tea, ten Yuan per cup. Would you like to take one?

4.4 根据合同, 我们要在元旦前完成这项工作。

Translation: According to the contract, we must complete this job before New Year’s Day.

4.5 作为“厕所革命”的一部分,中国花费了大约30亿美元建造和升级其厕所。

Translation: Approximately $3 billion has been spent building and upgrading toilets in China as part of its “toilet revolution.”

4.6 特拉华大学是一所多元化的高等教育机构,致力于培养研究方面的卓越人才。

Translation: The University of Delaware is a diverse institution of higher learning, fostering excellence in research.

4.7 一元八角七分。

Translation: One yuan and eighty-seven cents.

4.8 他们会花4000美元买一套专业设备、建一个暗室、还会去上摄影课。

Translation: They’ll shell out $4000 for state of the art equipment, and build dark rooms and take photography classes.

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