yì city; village

Note

Picture of an enclosure with person kneeling hence a city or district. Often seen as radical 阝 to represent place.
Number of strokes 7

Sounds same

yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (catch) yì (skill) 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)

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stroke order for 邑
Stroke order for character 邑, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Xué hǎo sān nián, xué huài sān tiān [xue hao san nian, xue huai san tian]
study well three year, study bad three days
It takes three years to learn well; it takes only three days to degrade
Falling into bad ways is far easier than keeping to the good
The road to hell is paved with good intentions
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