亿 yì 100,000,000; hundred million
Made up of [
hidden; concealed; small
Note Combination of 'person' and phonetic for 'yi' the connection with such a large number is not clear, may be just a suggestion of the population as a whole
Number of strokes
Using 亻 rén
他 tā (he) 花 huā (flower) 们 mén (s) 何 hé (what) 化 huà (to make into) 位 wèi (position) 夜 yè (night) 传 zhuàn (biography) 作 zuò (to do) 代 dài (replace) 你 nǐ (you) 住 zhù (to live) 份 fèn (portion) 什 shén (what) 估 gū (estimate) 供 gōng (to provide) 值 zhí (value) 俩 bǐng (both) 仁 rén (humane) 倡 chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) 倒 dǎo (fall) 但 dàn (but)
候 hòu (wait) Using 乚 yǐ
孔 kǒng (great) 吃 chī (to eat) 习 xí (to practice) 以 yǐ (to use) 礼 lǐ (ceremony) 卖 mài (sell) 艺 yì (skill) 忆 yì (to recollect) 也 yě (also) 买 mǎi (buy) 九 jiǔ (nine) 令 lìng (to order) 曷 hé (why) Sounds same
易 yì (easy) 益
义 yì (justice)
亦 yì (also)
邑 yì (city)
弋 yì (catch)
艺 yì (skill)
忆 yì (to recollect)
意 yì (idea)
异 yì (different) Different tone
一 yī (one)
医 yī (doctor)
衤 yī (clothes)
衣 yī (clothes) 颐
宜 yí (proper)
乚 yǐ (hidden)
以 yǐ (to use)
椅 yǐ (chair)
已 yǐ (already) Pronunciation Your browser does not support this audio element.
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前 车 之鉴
preceding vehicle's reflect
Study the progress preceding carriage. A carriage that overturned ahead can be a lesson for those to follow.
Take account of what has gone before
Look before you leap
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and the order in which to make them.
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