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adv. once..., as soon as... ; (before a verb or adj.) indicating suddenness or thoroughness of an action; (between reduplicated verbs) a little, slightly
Other meanings
[yī]   num./adj. one; same; whole; whole-hearted
[yī]   radical. one
[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
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nǐ yí jìn mén , wǒ jiù kàn jiàn nǐ le .
phr. The very moment you came in, I saw you.
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yī ... jiù ...
phr. as soon as...,...; no sooner...than...; hardly...when...
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wǒ yí dào běi jīng , jiù gěi péng you dǎ le gè diàn huà .
phr. As soon as I arrived in Beijing, I telephoned my friend.
xiǎng yì xiǎng
v. think about, think it over
tīng yì tīng
v. have a listen, listen
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tā yí kàn dào tā diào tóu jiù zǒu
phr. She turned around and walked away the moment she saw him.
bào yi bào
v. have a hug
yì zhāo shǒu
phr. as soon as (sb.) wave his/her hand
zòng shēn yí yuè
phr. to jump, to leap