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  • 1

    num.one; 1

    • wǒ mǎi le yī běn shū

      I bought a book.

    • zhè shì yī pǐ mǎ

      This is a horse.

    • wǒ qù guò nà r yī liǎng cì

      那儿

      I have been there once or twice.

    • dì yī

      first

  • 2

    num.same

    • zán men shì yī jiā rén

      咱们

      We are of the same family.

    • yì jiàn bù yī

      意见

      Opinions differ.

    • wǒ men zuò yī tàng chē

      我们

      We rode on the same train.

    • yī mǎ shì

      the same thing

  • 3

    num.whole; all; throughout

    • wǒ yī tiān dōu bù zài jiā

      I won't be home all day.

    • tā chī le mǎn mǎn yī wǎn fàn

      He ate a full bowl of rice.

    • tā men yóu yǒng yóu le yī xià wǔ

      他们游泳下午

      They swam all afternoon.

    • yī shēng

      all one's life

  • 4

    adv.fml(used before a verb or a verbal measure to indicate an action to be followed by a result)

    • nǐ huì dà xué yī bì yè jiù jié hūn ma

      大学毕业结婚

      Will you get married as soon as one leaves university?

    • tiān yī liàng tā men jiù xià dì gàn huó qù le

      他们下地干活

      At dawn they started off to work in the fields.

    • wǒ men yī yǒu jī huì jiù bàn

      我们机会

      We will do it as soon as we have an opportunity to.

    • dà jiā yī tí qǐ nà jiān kǔ chuàng yè de rì zi zǒng yǒu shuō bù wán de huà

      大家提起艰苦创业日子

      Every time we talk about the hard pioneering days, we have so much to say that we can't get it all out.

  • 5

    num.concentrated; whole-hearted; pure

    • yī xīn yī yì

      heart and soul; wholeheartedly

    • zhuān xīn yī yì

      专心

      single-minded; concentrated

    • zhuān yī

      single-minded

  • 6

    num.another; also

    • cháng jiāng yī míng yáng zǐ jiāng

      长江扬子江

      Yangtze is another name for the Changjiang River.

    • fān qié yī míng xī hóng shì

      番茄西红柿

      "Fanqie"(tomato) is also called "xihongshi" in Chinese.

  • 7

    num.(used in the middle of a reduplicated verb meaning a little, slightly)

    • děng yī děng

      Please wait a bit!

    • ràng wǒ wén yī wén

      Let me smell it.

    • kàn yī kàn

      have a look

    • xiē yī xiē

      have a rest

  • 8

    adv.(used before a verb or an adjective, indicating the suddenness or thoroughness of an action or a change in the situation)

    • dà chī yī jīng

      be startled

  • 9

    n.yi (note of the scale in gongchepu, corresponding to 7 in numbered musical notation)

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  • lean on/against; depend/rely on
  • clothing; coating
  • prefix used to add emphasis to a word or phrase; a surname
  • one