(yǐ)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. two
  2. twist (2nd Heavenly Stem) (Kangxi radical 5)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • yǐ > yi3

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
苯乙烯 běn yǐ xī Styrene
超高速乙太网路 chāo gāo sù yǐ tài wǎng lù Gigabit Ethernet
醋酸乙酯 cù suān yǐ zhǐ ethyl acetate/acetidin
待乙妥 dài yǐ tuǒ DEET (insect repellent) (loanword)
帝乙 Dì Yǐ Di Yi (died 1076 BC), Shang dynasty king, reigned 1101-1076 BC
对乙酰氨基酚 duì yǐ xiān ān jī fēn paracetamol/acetaminophen
二氯苯胺苯乙酸钠 èr lǜ běn àn běn yǐ suān nà diclofenac sodium (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to reduce swelling and as painkiller)/also called voltaren 扶他林
二氯乙烷中毒 èr lǜ yǐ wán zhōng dú dichloroethane poisoning
合四乙尺工 hé sì yǐ chě gōng names of the five notes of the Chinese pentatonic scale, corresponding roughly to do, re, mi, sol, la
环氧乙烷 huán yǎng yǐ wán ethylene oxide
甲乙 jiǎ yǐ first two of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]
甲之蜜糖,乙之砒霜 jiǎ zhī mì táng, yǐ zhī pī shuāng one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom)
聚苯乙烯 jù běn yǐ xī polystyrene
聚氯乙烯 jù lǜ yǐ xī polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
聚四氟乙烯 jù sì fú yǐ xī polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), trademarked as Teflon
聚乙烯 jù yǐ xī polythene/polyethylene
孔乙己 Kǒng Yǐ jǐ Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅[Lǔ Xùn]
氯乙烯 lǜ yǐ xī vinyl chloride C2H3Cl/chloroethylene
四氯乙烯 sì lǜ yǐ xī tetrachloroethylene
四乙基铅中毒 sì yǐ jī qiān zhōng dú tetraethyl lead poisoning
太乙金华宗旨 Tài yǐ Jīn huá Zōng zhǐ The Secret of the Golden Flower, a classic of Chinese Taoism published in the late 17th century
涂乙 tú yǐ to trim or add (to a text)/to edit
氧乙炔 yǎng yǐ quē oxyacetylene
氧乙炔焊 yǎng yǐ quē hàn oxyacetylene welding
氧乙炔焊炬 yǎng yǐ quē hàn jù oxyacetylene torch
氧乙炔炬 yǎng yǐ quē jù an oxyacetylene torch
乙氨基 yǐ ān jī ethylamino group
乙丑 yǐ chǒu second year B2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1985 or 2045
乙醇 yǐ chún ethanol C2H5OH/same as alcohol 酒精
乙醇酸 yǐ chún suān glycolic acid C2H4O3
乙二醇 yǐ èr chún glycol/ethylene glycol C2H4(OH)2 (antifreeze)
乙方 yǐ fāng second party (law)/see also 甲方[jiǎ fāng]
乙肝 yǐ gān hepatitis B
乙亥 yǐ hài twelfth year B12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1995 or 2055
乙基 yǐ jī ethyl group (chemistry)
乙硫醇 yǐ liú chún ethanethiol (chemistry)
乙卯 yǐ mǎo fifty-second year B4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1975 or 2035
乙醚 yǐ mí ether/diethyl ether C2H5OC2H5
乙脑 yǐ nǎo epidemic encephalitis B (abbr. for 乙型腦炎|乙型脑炎[yǐ xíng nǎo yán])
乙醛 yǐ quán acetaldehyde H3CCHO/ethanal
乙炔 yǐ quē acetylene/ethyne C2H2
乙巳 yǐ sì forty-second year B6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1965 or 2025
乙酸 yǐ suān acetic acid (CH3COOH)/ethanoic acid
乙酸根 yǐ suān gēn acetyl radical CH3COO-
乙酸基 yǐ suān jī acetyl radical CH3COO-
乙酸盐 yǐ suān yán acetate CH3COO-
乙太 yǐ tài variant of 以太[yǐ tài]
乙烷 yǐ wán ethane (C2H6)
乙未 yǐ wèi thirty-second year B8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1955 or 2015
乙烯 yǐ xī ethylene/vinyl
乙烯基 yǐ xī jī vinyl/vinyl group (chemistry)
乙酰 yǐ xiān acetyl (chemistry)
乙酰胺吡咯烷酮 yǐ xiān àn bǐ luò wán tóng piracetam (C6H10N2O2)
乙酰胆碱 yǐ xiān dǎn jiǎn acetylcholine ACh (amine related to vitamin B complex)
乙型 yǐ xíng type B/type II/beta-
乙型肝炎 yǐ xíng gān yán hepatitis B
乙型脑炎 yǐ xíng nǎo yán epidemic encephalitis B, aka Japanese encephalitis
乙氧基 yǐ yǎng jī ethoxy (chemistry)
乙酉 yǐ yǒu twenty-second year B10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2005 or 2065
乙种 yǐ zhǒng beta- or type 2
乙种促效剂 yǐ zhǒng cù xiào jì beta-2 agonist
乙种粒子 yǐ zhǒng lì zǐ beta particle (electron, esp. high speed electron emitted by radioactive nucleus)
乙种射线 yǐ zhǒng shè xiàn beta ray (electron stream from radioactive decay)
乙状结肠 yǐ zhuàng jié cháng sigmoid colon (anatomy)/bent colon, linking the descending colon to the rectum

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