char. occupation; business, enterprise; property; school work; already; (lit.) to be engaged in; (Buddhism) karma
Other meanings
[yè]   radical. profession, business
    profession, business (for )
    tree (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
zhuān yè
n. speciality, major, area of study
gōng yè
n. industry
bì yè
v. to graduate
shāng yè
n. commerce, trade, business
shì yè
n. business, career
zuò yè
n. homework, assignment
kāi yè
v. start a business, go into operation
yè zhǔ
n. owner, proprietor
yè yǐ
adv. (lit) already
yè nóng
v. be engaged in farming
yè hǎi
n. (Buddhism) ocean of bad karma