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yì si
n./v. opinion, wish, desire; gratitude, token of affection; interest, fun; hint, suggestion; to express one's gratitude, friendship, etc
Other meanings
[yì si]   n. meaning
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.
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yǒu yì si
phr. interesting; be interested in (sb. in a romantic way)
méi yì si
phr. boring; does not have a meaning
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wó zhǐ shì shuō shí huà ér yǐ, méi yóu biǎn dī nǐ de yì sī .
phr. I just told the truth. I don't have any intention to debase you.
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tā chòng wǒ xiào le xiào, wǒ zhī dào le tā de yì si .
phr. He smiled at me, and I knew what he meant.
gòu yì si
phr. wonderful, excellent, deserve to be a true friend, be a friend indeed
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tā qǐng jià lái péi nǐ, zhēn gòu yì si de .
phr. He is a friend indeed since he took leave to accompany you.
xiǎo yì si
n. just a small token (referring to a small gift)
duì mǒu rén yǒu yì si
phr. be interested in someone, have a crush on someone
yì si yì si
phr. to express one's intention by presenting sb. gift or treat sb.
yì si yí xià
phr. to express one's intention by presenting a gift to or treat someone
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nǐ shì bú shì duì tā yǒu yì si ?
phr. Are you interested in her (romantically)? Do you like her?