num./adj. one; same; whole; whole-hearted
Other meanings
[yī]   radical. one
[yī]   adv. once..., as soon as... ; (before a verb or adj.) indicating suddenness or thoroughness of an action; (between reduplicated verbs) a little, slightly
[yī]   pro. another; each; certain
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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
yì bēi
phr. a cup of
yí cì
num. one time, once
yì xīn yí yì
phr. wholeheartedly, with heart and soul
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zài xiě yí biàn
phr. Write it again.
yí qiè
pro. everything
yì shēng
phr. all one's life, lifetime
bù yī
v. vary, differ
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wǒ yào yì bēi chá
phr. I want a cup of tea.
qǐng zài xiě yí biàn
phr. Please write one more time.
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zhè shì dì yī cì .
phr. This is the first time.
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xiàn zài shí yī yuè .
phr. It is November now.