Definition of yin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yin

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//jɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jɪn//
 
[uncountable](from Chinese)
 
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(in Chinese philosophy) the dark, not active, female principle of the universe compare yang Word Originfrom Chinese yīn ‘feminine’, ‘moon’, ‘shade’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yin