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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Originally , a deformed version of . 以 is a further deformation of 厶 with the addition of "person" on the right side.

以 以 以 以
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 女戈人 (VIO), four-corner 28100)

  1. by means of
  2. thereby, therefore
  3. consider as
  4. in order to

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 94, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 388
  • Dae Jaweon: page 199, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 105, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4EE5

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ji5, jyu5, Yale yi5, yu5)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yi (yi1), Guangdong j1 [Meixian], zi1, zi5 [Hailu], ji1, ji5 [Siyan], ji1 [Bao'an, Hong Kong, Kwangtung], ji3 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim yi1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(i) (hangeul , revised i, McCune-Reischauer i)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (yi3), zhǎng (zhang3), Wade-Giles i3, chang3)

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. Abbreviation of 以色列.

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. to use

Compounds[edit]

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Phrases[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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