yi

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See also: Yi, , , , and

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ukrainian ї (ji).

Pronoun[edit]

yi (plural yis)

  1. The Cyrillic letter Ї ї, used in the Ukrainian and Rusyn alphabets.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Armenian յի (yi).

Pronoun[edit]

yi (plural yis)

  1. The Armenian letter Յ, յ.

Dazaga[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Charles Le Coeur, Marguerite Le Coeur, Grammaire et textes teda-daza (1956)
  • Herrmann Jungraithmayr, ‎Daniel Barreteau, ‎Uwe Seibert, L'homme et l'eau dans le bassin du lac Tchad (1997), page 75: Teda, Daza yi

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.

Middle English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

yi

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þi

References[edit]


Murrinh-Patha[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

yi

  1. and

References[edit]

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

Norman[edit]

Norman Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nrm

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ieil (Guernsey)
  • u (continental Normandy)

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]

  • IPA(key): /ji/
  • (Sark) IPA(key): /jɪ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

yi m (plural ièrs)

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

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Tedaga[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Charles Le Coeur, Marguerite Le Coeur, Grammaire et textes teda-daza (1956)
  • Herrmann Jungraithmayr, ‎Daniel Barreteau, ‎Uwe Seibert, L'homme et l'eau dans le bassin du lac Tchad (1997), page 75: Teda, Daza yi

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