Mandarin tiānrán; Cantonese tin1jin4
Sixian Hakka pronunciation is even closer: thiên-yèn.
This compound literally means ‘heaven-like’, i.e. ‘as heaven made it/ordered it’.
Another example of 'yêu' being used to 'love' something not a person, moderators.
Is it not correct to say say yêu for something you like a lot?
How to say nature in Teochew?
It was funny when I found that "siêu" from "siêu thị" means super, and "siêu nhiên" it's in fact "supernatural" (I saw that trying to read vn Wikipedia, I still didn't got to the paranormal lesson (but I wish with all my soul).