yí barbarians; to wipe out; to raze

Made up of [ big; great; large; very radical 37, gōng bow radical 57]


Ancient representation of non-Han people - nomadic barbarians (big people with bows) and associated with razing, exterminating
Number of strokes: 6

Related characters

Also uses component: fū (husband) měi (beautiful) mò (do not) qí (strange) qìng (celebrate) shī (to lose) tài (too) tiān (sky) tóu (head) yāng (center)
Also uses gōng component: dì (younger brother) fú (not) jiāng (border) qiáng (strong) zhāng ('of')

Sounds same

yí (proper)

Different tone

yī (one) yī (doctor) yī (clothes) yī (clothes) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) yǐ (twist) yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (city) yì (catch) yì (skill) yì (to recollect) yì (idea) yì (different)

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武夷山 Wuyishan, Fujian