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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yǐ | yi3
English translation
already
to stop
then
afterwards
already; finished; to stop; then, afterwards

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Number of strokes

3

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Adverb / 副词 fù cí Fù cí

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Positional decomposition

Explanation

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zhè xiǎo shù 已经 yǐjīng 扎根 zhā gēn le .

The young tree has struck root.

已到中午 zhōngwǔ le , de 肚子 dùzi 饿 è le .

High noon came, and with it hunger.

上周 shàng zhōu mǎi de zhè Shuāng xié 已经 yǐjīng kuài le .

These shoes I bought last week are already showing signs of wear.

硅橡胶 guī xiàng jiāo 熟石膏 shú shí gāo zuò 铸模取得 qǔ dé 成功 Chénggōng .

Silicone rubber and plaster of Paris have been used successfully.

德国 Dé guó rén 早已 zǎo yǐ 严阵以待,他们 tā men 憋足 le , 还击 huán jī 起来 qǐlai jué 手软 shǒu ruǎn .

The German lines are aroused and furious, return the fire cruelly.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
已经 yǐjīng already已經
already
而已 éryǐ that's all而已 éryǐ
早已 zǎo yǐ long ago早已 zǎo yǐ
不已 bù yǐ endlessly不已 bù yǐ
已婚 yǐ hūn married已婚 yǐ hūn
已然 yǐ rán already已然 yǐ rán
已久 yǐ jiǔ already a long time已久 yǐ jiǔ
不得已 bùdéyǐ to have to不得已 bùdéyǐ
已知 yǐ zhī known (to science)已知 yǐ zhī
已故 yǐ gù the late已故 yǐ gù
业已 yè yǐ already業已
迫不得已 pò bù dé yǐ forced into sth迫不得已 pò bù dé yǐ
为时已晚 wéi shí yǐ wǎn already too late為時已晚
木已成舟 mù yǐ chéng zhōu fig. what is done cannot be undone木已成舟 mù yǐ chéng zhōu
年事已高 nián shì yǐ gāo old in years年事已高 nián shì yǐ gāo
说说而已 shuō shuō ér yǐ nothing serious說說而已
不得已而为之 bù dé yǐ ér wéi zhī to have no other choice不得已而為之
万不得已 wàn bù dé yǐ only when absolutely essential (idiom); as a last resort萬不得已
赞叹不已 zàn tàn bù yǐ to be full of praise (idiom)贊嘆不已
久已 jiǔ yǐ long ago久已 jiǔ yǐ
已往 yǐ wǎng the past已往 yǐ wǎng
不能自已 bù néng zì yǐ unable to control oneself不能自已 bù néng zì yǐ

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