yi

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older *ye, from Old French ueil, from Vulgar Latin *oclus, from Latin oculus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi m (plural ièrs)

  1. (anatomy) eye
  2. opening of lobster pot

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

yi

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

External links[edit]


Murrinh-Patha[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

yi

  1. and

References[edit]

  • Mark Abley, Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages (2003)

Toba[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi

  1. older/elder brother

References[edit]

  • 2012, María Belén Carpio and Marisa Censabella, Clauses as noun modifiers in Toba, in Relative Clauses in Languages of the Americas (edited by Bernard Comrie and ‎Zarina Estrada Fernández; ISBN 902720683X)