yì skill; art

Made up of [ cǎo grass; herb radical 140, hidden; concealed; small radical 5]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes: 4

Related characters


Also uses cǎo component: cài (vegetable) cǎo (grass) chá (tea) dǒng (to understand) huā (flower) jié (joint) kǔ (bitter) lán (blue) láo (to toil) mǎn (to fill) māo (cat) měng (Mongol) mò (do not) píng (apple) pú (grape) qián (front) sū (revive) táo (grapes) yào (medicine) yīng (flower) zàng (treasury) zhēng (to steam)
Also uses component: chī (to eat) hé (why) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lǐ (ceremony) lìng (to order) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) xí (to practice) yě (also) yì (to recollect) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yǐ (to use)

Sounds same

yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (city) yì (catch) yì (to recollect) yì (idea) yì (different)

Different tone

yī (one) yī (doctor) yī (clothes) yī (clothes) yí (proper) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) yǐ (twist)

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