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PinYin yán    Simplified 严    Traditional
  1. tight (closely sealed)
  2. stern
  3. strict
  4. rigorous
  5. severe
  6. father
PinYin yán    Simplified 严    Traditional
  1. surname Yan

Chinese meanings
  1. (嚴)yán
    BS 一 | BH 6
    ①严密;紧密:~紧│戒~│谨~│把瓶口封~了│他嘴~,从来不乱说。
    ②严厉;严格:庄~│威~│~办│~加管束│纪律很~│坦白从宽,抗拒从~。
    ③程度深;厉害:~冬│~寒│~刑。
    ④指父亲:家~。
    ⑤(Yán)姓。

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