yě also; and


Used as component in : ; ; Made up of [ hidden; concealed; small radical 5]; shī
Made with 3 strokes.
Represents either an ancient drinking horn or the female genitals and hence something female.
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Related characters


Also uses component: chī (to eat) hé (why) jiǔ (nine) kǒng (great) lǐ (ceremony) lìng (to order) luàn (in confusion or disorder) mài (sell) mǎi (buy) xí (to practice) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (skill) yì (to recollect) yǐ (to use)

Different tone

yé (grandpa) yè (night) yè (page) yè (line of business)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 也
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Proverbs

干活不由东累死也无功 gàn huó bú yóu dōng lèi sǐ yě wú gōng Only work on what is needed to be done
也要马儿好,也要马儿不吃草 yě yaò mǎ ér haǒ, yě yaò mǎ ér bù chī caǒ To prosper you must make compromises, you can not have it all your own way
世上没有无缘无故的爱,也没有无缘无故的恨 shì shàng méi yǒu wú yuán wú gù de ài, yě méi yǒu wú yuán wú gù de hèn There is a reason behind all strong emotions
成也萧何,败也萧何 chéng yě Xiāo Hé; bài yě xiāo hé Success and failure of your own making. The story is of Liu Bang before he became Emperor had Xiao He as Prime Minister. Xiao recommended Han Xin for a military command. However Han Xin fell from favor and then plotted a revolt. Xiao He lured him to a meeting at the place and killed him. So Xiao He both launched the career and ended the career of Han Xin,