- (in Chinese ethical philosophy) faithful performance of one's specified duties to society.
Origin of yi
From the Chinese word yì
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Examples from the Web for yi
Yi Lin Zhuo, 31, had not yet returned from work at the time of the attack.Brooklyn Mother, Four Children Allegedly Slain by Jealous Cousin
October 28, 2013
Essos is also home to the archipelagos of Braavos and Lys, cities Pentos, Asshai, Yi Ti, and the Shadow Lands.Game of Thrones for Dummies
April 13, 2011
But after meeting her, it is clear that Yi is not the timid girl from the film.
So he proposed that Yi put herself on camera as the interviewer, and that she also fall in love over the course of the film.
At one point on a date, Cera pretends to leave the restaurant, leaving Yi sitting despondent for a full minute.
The like is to be said of the oblong of ay, and yi, by drawing the perpendicular sl, as afore.
Therefore as ea is to yi: so is yi to ue; and so is ue, to ai.
Yi, an' there's some chaps as does go round like moudiwarps.Sons and Lovers
David Herbert Lawrence
"My heart softens strangely at your tears," said Yi Chin Ho.
But, unlike his brethren in other lands, Yi Chin Ho was in jail.