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yǎn
char. (lit.) lay down; fall on one's back; desist, cease
    person, man
 n/a 
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.
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yǎn wò
v. lie supine; lie on one's back
yǎn qí xī gǔ
idiom. cover the flag and stop beating the drum -- to end sth, to cease all activities
yǎn dāo mài
n. (TCM) upturned knife pulse