yì idea; meaning; thought

Made up of [ yīn sound radical 180, xīn heart radical 61]

Note

Can be thought as combination of 'voice' and 'heart' and so thought is giving voice to the heart; however 'yin' is here as the phonetic
Number of strokes 13

Related characters


Using xīn : dé (virtue) è (evil) nín (you (polite)) xiǎng (to think) yuàn (to hope) sī (to think) cōng (quick at hearing) niàn (to read) dìng (how)

Sounds same

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

如意 rú yì Ru Yi
Pantheon of Chinese gods and heroes

Pantheon of Chinese gods and heroes

Culture

China has a rich array of heroes, gods and goddesses to draw on. Temples are full of images of people from China's long history. Often an historical figure is over time upgraed and considered an immortal. Most depictions can be identified by the objects the deity is carrying. Some are associated with Buddhism others with Daoism and quite often no particular religion at all.
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