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yin

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[ yin ]
/ yɪn /
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noun

(in Chinese philosophy and religion) the negative, dark, and feminine principle, the counterpart of yang.

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See also yin and yang.

Origin of yin

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First recorded in 1890–95

Definition for yin (2 of 3)

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[ yin ]
/ yɪn /

adjective, noun, pronoun Scot.

one.

Definition for yin (3 of 3)

Yin
[ yin ]
/ yɪn /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for yin

yin
/ (jɪn) /

determiner, pronoun, noun

a Scot word for one
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