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yī yì

  1. number one
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In this sense, 一 is used in counting items (NCCED '一' 1; Ho, 2002, '一' 1; Rouzer 2007; p. 14). For example, 一个中心 'one center.' (Xinhua Net, 2015-12-25) Tone sandhi 变调 modifies yī to yì when it is followed by a first, second or third tone. For example, 一年 yì nián 'one year'. Also, yī becomes yì when it is followed by a fourth tone. For exmaple, 一条 yì tiáo 'one strand' (Sun 2006, loc. 545). 一 is the 2nd most common word in the 1985 Beijing Language Insititue frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '一').
  2. noun Kangxi radical 1
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. adverb as soon as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: This adverb is often used as a connecting word in the subordinate clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 一…,就… to express that if a certain condition is met the result will surely follow (NCCED '一' 9; Ho, 2002, '一' 2; Li Shaoqi, 2003, pp. 194-195). For example, 一出来,才晓得自己的错误 'As soon as he came out, he realized his own mistake.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 260)
  4. adverb pure / concentrated
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '一' 4)
  5. adverb whole / all
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In this sense, 一 is placed in front of nouns to indicate a complete unit (NCCED '一' 3; Ho, 2002, '一' 3). For example, 一冬天 'throughout the whole winter.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 221)
  6. ordinal first
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Rouzer 2007; p. 14)
  7. adjective the same
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 一样 (NCCED '一' 2)
  8. pronoun each
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '一' 5)
  9. pronoun certain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '一' 6)
  10. adverb throughout
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '一' 8) For example, 前前后后的一想 'thought about it for a while.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 218; Li Shaoqi, 2003, pp. 195)
  11. adverb used in between a reduplicated verb
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '一' 10) For example, 烤一烤 'heat up.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 216)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Kaiyuan Shijiao Lu 《開元釋教錄》 Scroll 20 1692
Collection of records concerning the Chinese Buddhist Canon (Chu San Zang Ji Ji) 《出三藏記集》 Scroll 4 1258

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
一人 一人 一人持大眾 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 17
一树 一樹 坐一樹下 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 12
在一 在一 在一林下告諸比丘 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 11
一曰 一曰 一曰賢聖講法 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 9
一比丘 一比丘 一比丘持法 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 6
一梵志 一梵志 坐中有一梵志名曰并餼 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 6
一小 一小 菴婆婆梨女取一小牀於佛前坐 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 5
取一 取一 菴婆婆梨女取一小牀於佛前坐 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 5
一岁 一歲 乃至一歲 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 4
中有一 中有一 坐中有一梵志名曰并餼 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 4