Associations to the word «Yan»

Wiktionary

YAN, proper noun. (historic) An ancient march, duchy, and kingdom of northeastern China during the Zhou dynasty
YAN, proper noun. (historic) The realm of this land under later imperial Chinese dynasties

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope