What is another word for yi?

Pronunciation: [jˈi] (IPA)

Yi, or 以 in Chinese, has multiple meanings and can be translated into several English synonyms depending on the context. One of its meanings is "to use" or "by means of," for which synonyms include employ, utilize, and apply. Another meaning is "because of" or "due to," which can be synonymous with owing to, as a result of, or thanks to. Additionally, yi can be used as a conjunction to indicate a condition or prerequisite, meaning the same as if. Finally, as a noun, yi can refer to a particular Chinese measure word for cups and bowls, which can be equated to the English word unit. In summary, the word yi has diverse meanings and corresponding synonyms in English that encompass various contexts and situations.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
  • Reverse Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
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What are the hypernyms for Yi?

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Usage examples for Yi

They were to be followed on the second night by the Chi yi Sighs, who were to make him a brother, dead or alive.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
The next night the Chi yi Sighs took him on for one hundred and seventeen rounds in their brand new lodge, which had a sheet-iron initiation den.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
He was wearing the Chi yi pin beside the Alfalfa Delt pin, and he was as happy as a baby with a bottle of ink.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch

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