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The Chinese word yi - 伊 - yī
(she in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

she, he, surname

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 伊 ( yī ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( yi / yī ) with pronunciation (English translation: she )
The traditional Chinese characters of are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 伊 ( yi / yī ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wo shen ai yiren.
Wŏ shēn ài yīrén.

 – English translation: I love that lady very much.

Character complexity
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is composed of 6 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

person  |  that lady
 
Chinese example words containing the character 伊 ( yi / yī )
特洛伊 ( Tèluòyī = Troy ), 伊斯坦布尔 ( Yī sī tăn bù ĕr = Istanbul ), 伊比利半岛 ( Yībĭlì Bàndăo = Iberian Peninsula ), 伊拉克 ( Yīlākè = Iraq ),
Other characters that are pronounced yī in Chinese
More words that mean she in Chinese
( 她 )
More words that mean he in Chinese
( 他 )

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