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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
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Origin of YANG

Chinese (Beijing) yáng
First Known Use: 1671

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