yì different; other; hetero-

Made up of [ gǒng two hands radical 55, snake; 6th earthly branch and zodiac element radical 49]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 6

Related characters


Using gǒng : kāi (begin) 廿 niàn (twenty)
Using : bāo (to cover)

Sounds same

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

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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Proverbs

同床异梦 tóng chuáng yì mèng Not everyone thinks the same

Hunan braves

Hunan is very much a central Chinese province, it has produced food for northern China for centuries. During the Taiping Rebellion the Hunan Braves under Zeng Guofan were an important military unit that led to the eventual defeat of the Taipings. This history influenced the thinking of Mao Zedong and Liu Shaoqi, both born in Hunan, in the early days of the Communist party in China.
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