where; how

strokes 11
strokes after radical 7
不入虎穴,焉得虎子 不入虎穴,焉得虎子 bu4 ru4 hu3 xue2 - yan1 de2 hu3 zi3
How do you catch the tiger cub without entering the tiger's lair? (idiom); Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

割鸡焉用牛刀 割雞焉用牛刀 ge1 ji1 yan1 yong4 niu2 dao1
lit. why use a pole-ax to slaughter a chicken? (idiom); fig. to waste effort on a trifling matter; also written 殺雞焉用牛刀|杀鸡焉用牛刀

过而能改,善莫大焉 過而能改,善莫大焉 guo4 er2 neng2 gai3 - shan4 mo4 da4 yan1
If one can change after making a mistake, there is nothing better (idiom)

塞翁失马焉知非福 塞翁失馬焉知非福 sai4 weng1 shi1 ma3 yan1 zhi1 fei1 fu2
the old man lost his mare, but it all turned out for the best (idiom); fig. a blessing in disguise; it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good

杀鸡焉用牛刀 殺雞焉用牛刀 sha1 ji1 yan1 yong4 niu2 dao1
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut; aquila non capit muscam

心不在焉 心不在焉 xin1 bu4 zai4 yan1
absent-minded; preoccupied; inattentive; with one's thoughts wandering

焉耆 焉耆 yan1 qi2
Yanqi county in Xinjiang

焉耆回族自治县 焉耆回族自治縣 yan1 qi2 hui2 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Yanqi Hui Autonomous County in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang

焉耆盆地 焉耆盆地 yan1 qi2 pen2 di4
Yanqi basin in northeast of Tarim basin

焉耆县 焉耆縣 yan1 qi2 xian4
Yenji Xuyzu aptonom nahiyisi or Yanqi Hui autonomous county in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang

焉知 焉知 yan1 zhi1
(literary) how is one to know?

燕雀焉知鸿鹄之志 燕雀焉知鴻鵠之志 yan4 que4 yan1 zhi1 hong2 gu3 zhi1 zhi4
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?

异焉 異焉 yi4 yan1
feeling surprised at sth

有子存焉 有子存焉 you3 zi3 cun2 yan1
I still have sons, don't I?; fig. future generations will continue the work

于焉 於焉 yu2 yan1
(classical) see 於是|于是

语焉不详 語焉不詳 yu3 yan1 bu4 xiang2
to mention sth without elaborating (idiom); not giving details