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v. to mortgage, to pledge; to detain, to take into custody; to escort
Other meanings
[yā]   char. signature; (lit. in an official document) to sign
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
yā jīn
n. a deposit in security
guān yā
v. lock up, put in prison, imprison
yā yùn
v. escort something during transportation
dǐ yā
v. to mortgage, hold in pledge