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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
yì | yi4
English translation
justice
righteousness
meaning
right conduct, propriety; justice

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Number of strokes

3

Traditional form

Contains the radical

丿 piě

Part of speech

Noun morpheme / 名语素 Míng yǔsù

Learning hint

sheep; simplified form of 

Etymology of

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

丶乂

Semantic compound

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. Yáng represents the meaning and represents the sound. In ancient China sheep ( Yáng ) were associated with goodness and fortune, which is why Yáng is a component in characters like Měi (beautiful), xiáng (auspicious), shàn (benevolent), and (justi

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dōu 帮忙 bāngmáng .他们 tā men ài 这个 zhè ge . duō zán 他们 tā men xiàng le 一摊,他们 tā men cái 觉得 juéde shǎng le suàn ,他们 tā men 满意 mǎnyì , Huán zuò 义务 yìwù de 宣传 xuānchuán .

They were pleased and satisfied; they advertised me to their friends.

Jiào de 职责 zhí zé shì 帮助 bāngzhù 学好 xué hǎo 教义 jiào yì 问答 wèn dá .

The duty of a godmother is to make you learn your catechism.

ràng chóng shè 生活 shēnghuó de 意义 yìyì .

She showed him all right to live again.

为什么 wèishénme 卡布 zài miǎo 义右可以 kěyǐ zuì kuài ne ?

Why is the cappaciuno fastest on Myogi rite now?

shuí zài 滥用 làn yòng de 名义 míng yì ? 赞成 zànchéng 这个 zhè ge 建议 jiànyì .

Who's been taking my name in vain? I don't hold such an opinion.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
意义 yìyì sense意義
社会主义 shè huì zhǔ yì socialism社會主義
主义 zhǔyì -ism主義
义务 yìwù duty義務
正义 zhèngyì justice正義
名义 míng yì name名義
justice
定义 dìngyì definition定義
含义 hányì hint含義
资本主义 zī běn zhǔ yì capitalism資本主義
共产主义 gòng chǎn zhǔ yì communism共產主義
帝国主义 dì guó zhǔ yì imperialism帝國主義
马克思主义 Mǎ kè sī zhǔ yì Marxism馬克思主義
种族主义 zhǒng zú zhǔ yì racism種族主義
恐怖主义 kǒng bù zhǔ yì terrorism恐怖主義
起义 qǐ yì uprising起義
义务教育 yì wù jiào yù compulsory education義務教育
修正主义 xiū zhèng zhǔ yì revisionism修正主義
人道主义 rén dào zhǔ yì humanism人道主義
爱国主义 aì guó zhǔ yì patriotism愛國主義
教义 jiào yì creed教義
忘恩负义 wàng ēn fù yì to kick a benefactor in the teeth忘恩負義
道义 dào yì morality道義
义卖 yì mài charity bazaar義賣
官僚主义 guān liáo zhǔ yì bureaucracy官僚主義

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Decomposition

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Compounds

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