yì idea; meaning; thought

Made up of [ yīn sound radical 180, xīn heart radical 61]

Note

Can be thought as combination of 'voice' and 'heart' and so thought is giving voice to the heart; however 'yin' is here as the phonetic
Number of strokes: 13

Related characters


Also uses xīn component: bì (certainly) cōng (quick at hearing) dé (virtue) dìng (how) è (evil) niàn (to read) nín (you (polite)) sī (to think) wàng (to forget) xiǎng (to think) yuàn (to hope) zhì (aspiration)

Sounds same

yì (easy) 亿 yì (100,000,000) yì (justice) yì (also) yì (city) yì (catch) yì (skill) yì (to recollect) yì (different)

Different tone

yī (one) yī (doctor) yī (clothes) yī (clothes) yí (proper) yí (barbarians) yǐ (hidden) yǐ (to use) yǐ (chair) yǐ (already) yǐ (twist)

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Proverbs

一意孤行 yī yì gū xíng Acting dogmatically in pursuit of own objectives without regard to others.Dogged determination. Sometimes this approach is honorable and sometimes leads to ruin but it is the single-mindedness that is being admired.

Also

如意 rú yì Ru Yi

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