yi

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See also: Yi, , , , , and -yî

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ukrainian ї (ji).

Letter[edit]

yi (lower case, upper case YI, plural yis or yi's)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Armenian յի (yi).

Letter[edit]

yi (lower case, upper case YI, plural yis or yi's)

  1. The Armenian letter Յ, յ.

Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

  1. my

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “yi”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Dama (Sierra Leone)[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi

  1. Alternative form of ji

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

Lashi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese *ray, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *rya-t. Cognates include Burmese ရယ် (rai) and Sichuan Yi (yy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

yi

  1. (intransitive) to laugh

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

yi

  1. (intransitive) to go
    Sara jung hkyo yi bye.The teacher has gone to school. (Quoting Luk, p. 26)
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

yi

  1. necklace

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

yi

  1. Used to mark the plural of a noun depicting a human being.
    Hit mo jocang yi myócò nyit.There are many children here. (Quoting Luk, p. 119)

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis), pages 15,

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 (thy)

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

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


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

Wutunhua[edit]

Wutunhua numbers (edit)
10
1 2  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: yi, yi-zek
    Ordinal: di-yi, dangwo

Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

yi

  1. one
    Synonym: yi-zek

References[edit]

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[3], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /jí/

Noun[edit]

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Y.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /jí/

Verb[edit]

  1. (transitive) to topple
  2. (intransitive) to be toppled

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /jí/

Verb[edit]

  1. (intransitive) to rotate

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /jī/

Verb[edit]

yi

  1. (intransitive) to be tough

Derived terms[edit]