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v./n. to press; to cover; to subdue; to restrain; to win over; to approach; to lay aside; to stake; pressure
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Other meanings
[yà]   char. used in a limited number of words, see 压根儿
    cliff (for )
    earth (for )

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.
yā lì
n. pressure
diàn yā
n. voltage, electric voltage
jī yā
v. to overstock
yā dǎo
v. overwhelm, overpower, prevail over
yā zhèn
v. keep the troops in battle array
yā zhà
v. exploit; fleece
tā yā yì zhe chōng tiān de nù huǒ
phr. He's repressing his flames of fury.
yā jià qián
phr. keep the prices down
yā jìng
v. (of enemy) to press on to the border
yǐ shì yā rén
phr. to overwhelm people with one's power
yā zhù nù huǒ
phr. to hold back one's anger, to subdue one's rage