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par. (lit.) used at the end of a sentence indicating affirmation; used in the middle of a sentence marking off the topic of the statement
Other meanings
[yě]   adv. also, too, either, as well; even, even if; used for emphasis (often in negative sentences); used to soften the tone
    second, rank second; second of the ten heavenly stems; used for an unspecified person or thing

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
méng méng , yú yě
phr. (old Chinese) the rain is light
jì , zì jí chì yě
phr. (ancient Chinese) "Ji" means to warn ourselves.
shí sè xìng yě
phr. (ancient Chinese) Appetite and lust are only natural.