yī doctor

Made up of [ box; bag radical 23]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Related characters


Using : sì (four)

Sounds same

yī (one) yī (clothes) yī (clothes)

Different tone

yí (proper) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) 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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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

死马当活马医 sǐ mǎ dāng huó mǎ yī Persevering when it is already too late. A lost cause.

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