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

 

yang

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//jæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//jæŋ//
 
[uncountable] (from Chinese)
 
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(in Chinese philosophy) the bright active male principle of the universe compare yin Word Originfrom Chinese yáng ‘male genitals’, ‘sun’, ‘positive’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yang