yuan2
surname Yuan; the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

yuan2
currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan); first; original; primary; fundamental; constituent; part; era (of a reign); meta- (prefix); (math.) argument; variable; (Tw) (geology) eon

strokes 4
radical
strokes after radical 2
锕系元素 錒系元素 a1 xi4 yuan2 su4
actinoids (rare earth series), namely: actinium Ac89 錒|锕, thorium Th90 釷|钍, protoactinium Pa91 鏷|镤, uranium U92 鈾|铀, neptunium Ne93 鎿|镎, plutonium Pu94 鈈|钚, americium Am95 鎇|镅, curium Cm96 鋦|锔, berkelium Bk97 錇|锫, californium Cf98 鐦|锎, einsteinium Es99 鎄|

澳元 澳元 ao4 yuan2
Australian dollar

八大元老 八大元老 ba1 da4 yuan2 lao3
"the Eight Great Eminent Officials" of the CPC, namely 鄧小平|邓小平, 陳雲|陈云, 李先念, 彭真, 楊尚昆|杨尚昆, 薄一波, 王震, and 宋任窮|宋任穷; abbr. to 八老

八位元 八位元 ba1 wei4 yuan2
8-bit (computing)

闭元音 閉元音 bi4 yuan2 yin1
close vowel

变元 變元 bian4 yuan2
(math.) argument; variable

不定元 不定元 bu4 ding4 yuan2
indeterminate element (math.), often denoted by x

蔡元培 蔡元培 cai4 yuan2 pei2
Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940), liberal educationalist, studied in Germany, President of Peking University 1917-19, minister of education for Guomindang

册府元龟 冊府元龜 ce4 fu3 yuan2 gui1
Prime tortoise of the record bureau, Song dynasty historical encyclopedia of political essays, autobiography, memorials and decrees, compiled 1005-1013 under Wang Qinruo 王欽若|王钦若 and Yang Yi 楊億|杨亿, 1000 scrolls

陈元光 陳元光 chen2 yuan2 guang1
Chen Yuanguang (657-711), Tang dynasty general with posthumous title 開漳聖王|开漳圣王, i.e. Sacred King, founder of Zhangzhou 漳州, Fujian

次元 次元 ci4 yuan2
dimension (loanword, from Japanese)

崔永元 崔永元 cui1 yong3 yuan2
Cui Yongyuan (1963-), TV presenter

大纪元 大紀元 da4 ji4 yuan2
Epoch Times, US newspaper

大纪元时报 大紀元時報 da4 ji4 yuan2 shi2 bao4
Epoch Times, US newspaper

大伤元气 大傷元氣 da4 shang1 yuan2 qi4
to ruin one's constitution

大元大一统志 大元大一統誌 da4 yuan2 da4 yi1 tong3 zhi4
Dayuan Dayi Tongzhi, Yuan dynasty geographical encyclopedia, compiled 1285-1294 under Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁 and Yu Yinglong 虞應龍|虞应龙, 755 scrolls

大元帅 大元帥 da4 yuan2 shuai4
generalissimo

单位元 單位元 dan1 wei4 yuan2
identity element (math.)

单元 單元 dan1 yuan2
unit (forming an entity); element; (in a residential building) entrance or staircase

单元房 單元房 dan1 yuan2 fang2
apartment

单元格 單元格 dan1 yuan2 ge2
(spreadsheet) cell

多元 多元 duo1 yuan2
poly-; multi-; multielement; multivariant; multivariate (math.)

多元不饱和脂肪酸 多元不飽和脂肪酸 duo1 yuan2 bu4 bao3 he2 zhi1 fang2 suan1
polyunsaturated fatty acid

多元化 多元化 duo1 yuan2 hua4
diversification; pluralism; to diversify

多元论 多元論 duo1 yuan2 lun4
pluralism, philosophical doctrine that the universe consists of different substances

多元文化主义 多元文化主義 duo1 yuan2 wen2 hua4 zhu3 yi4
multiculturalism

多元性 多元性 duo1 yuan2 xing4
diversity

多元宇宙 多元宇宙 duo1 yuan2 yu3 zhou4
multiverse (cosmology)

多元酯 多元酯 duo1 yuan2 zhi3
polyester

二次元 二次元 er4 ci4 yuan2
two-dimensional; the fictional worlds of anime, comics and games

二元 二元 er4 yuan2
duality; dual; bipolar; binary

二元醇 二元醇 er4 yuan2 chun2
ethyl alcohol C2H5OH

二元论 二元論 er4 yuan2 lun4
dualism, belief that the universe is made of two different substance (e.g. mind and matter or good and evil)

反应堆燃料元件 反應堆燃料元件 fan3 ying4 dui1 ran2 liao4 yuan2 jian4
fuel element

复合元音 複合元音 fu4 he2 yuan2 yin1
diphthong (such as putonghua ɑi, uei etc)

附加元件 附加元件 fu4 jia1 yuan2 jian4
additional element; (computing) add-on; plug-in

复元 復元 fu4 yuan2
variant of 復原|复原

改元 改元 gai3 yuan2
to change an emperor's or ruler's reign title (old)

港元 港元 gang3 yuan2
Hong Kong dollar

公元 公元 gong1 yuan2
CE (Common Era); Christian Era; AD (Anno Domini)

公元前 公元前 gong1 yuan2 qian2
BCE (before the Common Era); BC (before Christ)

广元 廣元 guang3 yuan2
Guangyuan prefecture level city in Sichuan

广元市 廣元市 guang3 yuan2 shi4
Guangyuan prefecture level city in Sichuan

国家元首 國家元首 guo2 jia1 yuan2 shou3
head of state

韩元 韓元 han2 yuan2
Won (Korean currency)

汉元帝 漢元帝 han4 yuan2 di4
Yuan Emperor, reign name of Han Dynasty emperor Liu Shi 劉奭|刘奭, (74-33 BC), reigned 48-33 BC

行行出状元 行行出狀元 hang2 hang2 chu1 zhuang4 yuan2
lit. in every trade, a master appears (idiom); fig. You can produce outstanding achievements in any task, provided you put it enough love and diligence

化学元素 化學元素 hua4 xue2 yuan2 su4
chemical element

会元 會元 hui4 yuan2
provincial imperial examination graduate who ranked 1st in metropolitan examination (in Ming and Qing dynasties)

混元 混元 hun4 yuan2
time immemorial; origin of the universe; the world

纪元 紀元 ji4 yuan2
calendar era; epoch

纪元前 紀元前 ji4 yuan2 qian2
before the common era (BC)

解元 解元 jie4 yuan2
first-placed candidate in the provincial imperial examinations (old)

金元券 金元券 jin1 yuan2 quan4
currency issued by Nationalist Government in 1948

卷舌元音 卷舌元音 juan3 she2 yuan2 yin1
retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)

卷舌元音 捲舌元音 juan3 she2 yuan2 yin1
retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)

开国元勋 開國元勳 kai1 guo2 yuan2 xun1
founding figure (of a country or dynasty); founding father; fig. also used of company or school etc

开国元勋 開國元勛 kai1 guo2 yuan2 xun1
variant of 開國元勳|开国元勋, founding figure (of country or dynasty); founding father; fig. also used of company, school etc

开元 開元 kai1 yuan2
Tang emperor Xuanzong's 唐玄宗 reign name used during the Kaiyuan era (713-741), a peak of Tang prosperity

魁元 魁元 kui2 yuan2
brightest and best; chief; first among peers

镧系元素 鑭系元素 lan2 xi4 yuan2 su4
lanthanoid (rare earth series), namely: lanthanum La57 鑭|镧, cerium Ce58 鈰|铈, praseodymium Pr59 鐠|镨, neodymium Nd60 釹|钕, promethium Pm61 鉕|钷, samarium Sm62 釤|钐, europium Eu63 銪|铕, gadolinium Gd64 釓|钆, terbium Tb65 鋱|铽, dysprosium Dy66 鏑|镝, holmium Ho67 鈥|钬

李伯元 李伯元 li3 bo2 yuan2
Li Boyuan or Li Baojia 李寶嘉|李宝嘉 (1867-1906), late Qing journalist, novelist and social observer, author of Observations on the current state of officialdom 官場現形記|官场现形记

李元昊 李元昊 li3 yuan2 hao4
Li Yuanhao (1003-1048), founding king of Xixia 西夏 around modern Ningxia 寧夏|宁夏

柳宗元 柳宗元 liu3 zong1 yuan2
Liu Zongyuan (773-819), Tang essayist and poet, advocate of the classical writing 古文運動|古文运动 and neoclassical 復古|复古 movements

六十四位元 六十四位元 liu4 shi2 si4 wei4 yuan2
64-bit (computing)

抡元 掄元 lun2 yuan2
to win the top award; to come first in the examination rankings

美元 美元 mei3 yuan2
American dollar; US dollar

缅元 緬元 mian3 yuan2
Burmese dollar

模块单元 模塊單元 mo2 kuai4 dan1 yuan2
modular unit

欧元 歐元 ou1 yuan2
euro (currency)

欧元区 歐元區 ou1 yuan2 qu1
Eurozone

千位元 千位元 qian1 wei4 yuan2
kilobit

轻元素 輕元素 qing1 yuan2 su4
light element (such as hydrogen)

庆元 慶元 qing4 yuan2
Qingyuan county in Lishui 麗水|丽水, Zhejiang

庆元县 慶元縣 qing4 yuan2 xian4
Qingyuan county in Lishui 麗水|丽水, Zhejiang

燃料元件细棒 燃料元件細棒 ran2 liao4 yuan2 jian4 xi4 bang4
fuel pins

人民币元 人民幣元 ren2 min2 bi4 yuan2
Renminbi Yuan (RMB), PRC currency unit

日元 日元 ri4 yuan2
Japanese yen (unit of currency); also written 日圓|日圆

阮元 阮元 ruan3 yuan2
scholar-official in the Qing dynasty (1764-1849)

三次元 三次元 san1 ci4 yuan2
three-dimensional; the real world (cf. 二次元)

三十二位元 三十二位元 san1 shi2 er4 wei4 yuan2
32-bit (computing)

三元醇 三元醇 san1 yuan2 chun2
propyl alcohol C3H7OH

三元区 三元區 san1 yuan2 qu1
Sanyuan district of Sanming city 三明市, Fujian

三元运算 三元運算 san1 yuan2 yun4 suan4
ternary operator (computing)

神经元 神經元 shen2 jing1 yuan2
neuron

神经元网 神經元網 shen2 jing1 yuan2 wang3
neural network

生物多元化 生物多元化 sheng1 wu4 duo1 yuan2 hua4
biodiversity

十六位元 十六位元 shi2 liu4 wei4 yuan2
16-bit (computing)

十亿位元 十億位元 shi2 yi4 wei4 yuan2
gigabit

双元音 雙元音 shuang1 yuan2 yin1
diphthong

四元数 四元數 si4 yuan2 shu4
quaternion (math)

天元区 天元區 tian1 yuan2 qu1
Tianyuan district of Zhuzhou city 株洲市, Hunan

万元户 萬元戶 wan4 yuan2 hu4
household with savings or annual income of 10,000 yuan or more (considered a large amount in the 1970s, when the term became established)

微量元素 微量元素 wei1 liang4 yuan2 su4
trace element (chemistry)

位元 位元 wei4 yuan2
bit (computing)

位元组 位元組 wei4 yuan2 zu3
byte (computing)

五灯会元 五燈會元 wu3 deng1 hui4 yuan2
Song Dynasty History of Zen Buddhism in China (1252), 20 scrolls

稀土元素 稀土元素 xi1 tu3 yuan2 su4
rare earth element (chemistry)

稀有元素 稀有元素 xi1 you3 yuan2 su4
trace element (nutrition)

西元 西元 xi1 yuan2
Christian era; Gregorian calendar; AD (Anno Domini)

西元前 西元前 xi1 yuan2 qian2
BCE (before the Common Era); BC (before Christ)

像元 像元 xiang4 yuan2
pixel (remote sensing imagery)

消元 消元 xiao1 yuan2
elimination (math); to eliminate one variable from equations

新纪元 新紀元 xin1 ji4 yuan2
New Age (movement)

新纪元 新紀元 xin1 ji4 yuan2
new era; new epoch

新元史 新元史 xin1 yuan2 shi3
New history of the Yuan Dynasty, sometimes listed as one of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled by Ke Shaomin 柯邵忞 in 1920

姚文元 姚文元 yao2 wen2 yuan2
Yao Wenyuan (1931-2005), one of the Gang of Four

一元 一元 yi1 yuan2
single variable (math.); univariate

一元醇 一元醇 yi1 yuan2 chun2
methyl alcohol CH3OH

一元复始 一元復始 yi1 yuan2 fu4 shi3
a new year begins (idiom)

一元论 一元論 yi1 yuan2 lun4
monism, belief that the universe is made of a single substance

银元 銀元 yin2 yuan2
flat silver (former coinage); also written 銀圓|银圆; silver dollar

有限单元 有限單元 you3 xian4 dan1 yuan2
finite element (method)

有限元 有限元 you3 xian4 yuan2
finite element (method)

有限元法 有限元法 you3 xian4 yuan2 fa3
finite element method

元坝 元壩 yuan2 ba4
Yuanba district of Guangyuan city 廣元市|广元市, Sichuan

元坝区 元壩區 yuan2 ba4 qu1
Yuanba district of Guangyuan city 廣元市|广元市, Sichuan

元胞自动机 元胞自動機 yuan2 bao1 zi4 dong4 ji1
cellular automaton

元宝 元寶 yuan2 bao3
Yuanbao district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市, Liaoning

元宝 元寶 yuan2 bao3
a silver or gold ingot; mock ingot (burnt as offering in worship); a name for ancient currency; a rare genius

元宝区 元寶區 yuan2 bao3 qu1
Yuanbao district of Dandong city 丹東市|丹东市, Liaoning

元宝山 元寶山 yuan2 bao3 shan1
Yuanbaoshan district, Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia

元宝山区 元寶山區 yuan2 bao3 shan1 qu1
Yuanbaoshan district, Chifeng city, Inner Mongolia

元长 元長 yuan2 chang2
Yuanchang township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

元长乡 元長鄉 yuan2 chang2 xiang1
Yuanchang township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

元朝 元朝 yuan2 chao2
Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

元代 元代 yuan2 dai4
the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

元旦 元旦 yuan2 dan4
New Year's Day

元恶 元惡 yuan2 e4
arch-criminal; master criminal

元恶大憝 元惡大憝 yuan2 e4 da4 dui4
arch-criminal and archenemy (idiom)

元古代 元古代 yuan2 gu3 dai4
Proterozoic (geological era 2500-540m years ago)

元古宙 元古宙 yuan2 gu3 zhou4
pre-Cambrian (geological eon 2500-645m)

元好问 元好問 yuan2 hao4 wen4
Yuan Haowen (1190-1257), famous poet Northern China during the Jin-Yuan transition

元件 元件 yuan2 jian4
element; component

元江哈尼族彝族傣族自治县 元江哈尼族彞族傣族自治縣 yuan2 jiang1 ha1 ni2 zu2 yi2 zu2 dai3 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Yuanjiang Hani, Yi and Dai autonomous county in Yuxi 玉溪, Yunnan

元江县 元江縣 yuan2 jiang1 xian4
Yuanjiang Hani, Yi and Dai autonomous county in Yuxi 玉溪, Yunnan

元军 元軍 yuan2 jun1
Mongol army; army of Yuan dynasty

元来 元來 yuan2 lai2
variant of 原來|原来

元朗 元朗 yuan2 lang3
Yuen Long town in northwest New Territories, Hong Kong

元朗市 元朗市 yuan2 lang3 shi4
Yuen Long town, Hong Kong Island

元老 元老 yuan2 lao3
senior figure; elder; doyen

元老院 元老院 yuan2 lao3 yuan4
upper house; senate; senior statesmen's assembly

元龙 元龍 yuan2 long2
one that has achieved the way; emperor

元煤 元煤 yuan2 mei2
variant of 原煤

元末 元末 yuan2 mo4
final years of Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); mid 14th century

元末明初 元末明初 yuan2 mo4 ming2 chu1
late Yuan and early Ming; mid 14th century

元谋 元謀 yuan2 mou2
Yuanmou county in Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州, Yunnan

元谋县 元謀縣 yuan2 mou2 xian4
Yuanmou county in Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彞族自治州|楚雄彝族自治州, Yunnan

元年 元年 yuan2 nian2
first year of an emperor's reign

元配 元配 yuan2 pei4
first wife

元气 元氣 yuan2 qi4
strength; vigor; vitality; (TCM) vital energy

元器件 元器件 yuan2 qi4 jian4
component

元青 元青 yuan2 qing1
deep black

元曲 元曲 yuan2 qu3
Yuan dynasty theater, including poetry, music and comedy

元曲四大家 元曲四大家 yuan2 qu3 si4 da4 jia1
Four Great Yuan Dramatists, namely: Guan Hanqing 關漢卿|关汉卿, Zheng Guangzu 鄭光祖|郑光祖, Ma Zhiyuan 馬致遠|马致远 and Bai Pu 白樸|白朴

元认知 元認知 yuan2 ren4 zhi1
metacognition

元肉 元肉 yuan2 rou4
dried longan pulp

元山 元山 yuan2 shan1
Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea

元山市 元山市 yuan2 shan1 shi4
Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea

元神 元神 yuan2 shen2
primordial spirit; fundamental essence of life

元史 元史 yuan2 shi3
History of the Yuan Dynasty, twenty third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Song Lian 宋濂 in 1370 during the Ming Dynasty, 210 scrolls

元氏 元氏 yuan2 shi4
Yuanshi county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄, Hebei

元氏县 元氏縣 yuan2 shi4 xian4
Yuanshi county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄, Hebei

元世祖 元世祖 yuan2 shi4 zu3
lit. progenitor of the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368), title of Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294

元首 元首 yuan2 shou3
head of state

元数据 元數據 yuan2 shu4 ju4
metadata

元帅 元帥 yuan2 shuai4
marshal (in the army)

元素 元素 yuan2 su4
element; element of a set; chemical element

元素周期表 元素週期表 yuan2 su4 zhou1 qi1 biao3
periodic table of the elements (chemistry)

元太祖 元太祖 yuan2 tai4 zu3
posthumous title of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗 (1162-1227)

元宵 元宵 yuan2 xiao1
Lantern Festival; night of the 15th of the first lunar month; see also 元夜; sticky rice dumplings

元宵节 元宵節 yuan2 xiao1 jie2
Lantern Festival, the final event of the Spring Festival 春節|春节, on 15th of first month of the lunar calendar

元凶 元凶 yuan2 xiong1
chief offender; main culprit

元勋 元勛 yuan2 xun1
leading light; founding father; principal proponent; also written 元勳|元勋

元勋 元勳 yuan2 xun1
leading light; founding father; principal proponent

元阳 元陽 yuan2 yang2
Yuanyang county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

元阳县 元陽縣 yuan2 yang2 xian4
Yuanyang county in Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous prefecture, Yunnan

元夜 元夜 yuan2 ye4
Lantern Festival; night of 15th of first lunar month; see also 元宵

元音 元音 yuan2 yin1
vowel

元音和谐 元音和諧 yuan2 yin1 he2 xie2
vowel harmony (in phonetics of Altaic languages)

元音失读 元音失讀 yuan2 yin1 shi1 du2
vowel devoicing

元语言 元語言 yuan2 yu3 yan2
metalanguage

元语言能力 元語言能力 yuan2 yu3 yan2 neng2 li4
metalinguistic ability

元语言学意识 元語言學意識 yuan2 yu3 yan2 xue2 yi4 shi2
metalinguistic awareness

元元本本 元元本本 yuan2 yuan2 ben3 ben3
variant of 原原本本

元月 元月 yuan2 yue4
first month (of either lunar or Western calendars)

元资料 元資料 yuan2 zi1 liao4
metadata

元组 元組 yuan2 zu3
tuple

赵元任 趙元任 zhao4 yuan2 ren4
Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982), Chinese-American linguist

中间神经元 中間神經元 zhong1 jian1 shen2 jing1 yuan2
interneuron

中元 中元 zhong1 yuan2
Ghost Festival on 15th day of 7th lunar month when offerings are made to the deceased

中元节 中元節 zhong1 yuan2 jie2
Ghost Festival on 15th day of 7th lunar month when offerings are made to the deceased

中元普渡 中元普渡 zhong1 yuan2 pu3 du4
Ghosts' festival on 15th day of 7th moon

重元素 重元素 zhong4 yuan2 su4
heavy element (such as uranium)

朱元璋 朱元璋 zhu1 yuan2 zhang1
Zhu Yuanzhang, personal name of first Ming dynasty emperor Hongwu 洪武

状元 狀元 zhuang4 yuan2
top scorer in the palace examination (highest rank of the Imperial examination system); see 榜眼 and 探花; top scorer in college entrance examination 高考; (fig.) the most brilliantly talented person in the field; leading light

字元 字元 zi4 yuan2
character (computing) (Tw)

字元集 字元集 zi4 yuan2 ji2
character set