TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Originally , a deformed version of . 以 is a further deformation of 厶 with the addition of "person" on the right side.

以 以 以 以
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 女戈人 (VIO), four-corner 28100)

  1. by means of
  2. thereby, therefore
  3. consider as
  4. in order to

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 94, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 388
  • Dae Jaweon: page 199, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 105, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4EE5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping ji5, jyu5, Yale yi5, yu5)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ yi (yi1), Guangdong j1 [Meixian], zi1, zi5 [Hailu], ji1, ji5 [Siyan], ji1 [Bao'an, Hong Kong, Kwangtung], ji3 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim yi1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 以西
  • 以前
  • 以東
  • 以毒制毒

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(i) (hangeul , revised i, McCune-Reischauer i)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (yi3), zhǎng (zhang3), Wade-Giles i3, chang3)

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. Abbreviation of 以色列.

AdverbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. to use

CompoundsEdit

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  • 以前
  • 以强凌弱
  • 以求
  • 以权谋私
  • 以人废言
  • 以色列
  • 以上
  • 以身试法
  • 以身殉职
  • 以身作则
  • 以汤沃雪

PhrasesEdit

  • 以小人之心,度君子之腹
  • 以眼还眼,以牙还牙
  • 以子之矛,攻子之盾


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:23