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yìng yàn
v. come true, come about as predicted, be fulfilled

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

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.
zì wǒ yìng yàn yù yán
phr. self-fulfilling prophecy
tā mái cǎi piào shí yù gǎn huì zhòng dà jiǎng , guǒ zhēn yìng yàn le .
phr. As he bought the lottery ticket he had a premonition that he was going to win a big prize, and sure enough it came true.