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yang

noun \ˈyäŋ, ˈyaŋ\

in Chinese philosophy : one of the two forces that together form everything that exists : the male principle of the universe that is considered light and active and is associated with heaven

Full Definition of YANG

:  the masculine active principle in nature that in Chinese cosmology is exhibited in light, heat, or dryness and that combines with yin to produce all that comes to be

Origin of YANG

Chinese (Beijing) yáng
First Known Use: 1671

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