yi

[yee]

Origin of yi

From the Chinese word

Yi

[yee]
noun, plural Yis, (especially collectively) Yi.
  1. Lolo(def 1).
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Contemporary Examples of yi

  • Yi Lin Zhuo, 31, had not yet returned from work at the time of the attack.

  • Essos is also home to the archipelagos of Braavos and Lys, cities Pentos, Asshai, Yi Ti, and the Shadow Lands.

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    Game of Thrones for Dummies

    Jace Lacob

    April 13, 2011

  • But after meeting her, it is clear that Yi is not the timid girl from the film.

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    The Nerd Princess

    Rachel Syme

    August 6, 2009

  • 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.

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    The Nerd Princess

    Rachel Syme

    August 6, 2009

  • At one point on a date, Cera pretends to leave the restaurant, leaving Yi sitting despondent for a full minute.

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    The Nerd Princess

    Rachel Syme

    August 6, 2009

Historical Examples of yi