易牙

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Chinese[edit]

change; easy; simple tooth; ivory
simp. and trad.
(易牙)

Etymology[edit]

Yi Ya lived during the Spring and Autumn Period in the State of Qi. He was Duke Huan of Qi's beloved chef. Once, Duke Huan of Qi had commented that the only food that he had yet to try was the flesh of an infant. Upon hearing this, Yi Ya steamed his own infant and served it to Huan.

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易牙

  1. Yi Ya (lived during the Spring and Autumn Period)

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