亦 (yi): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

亦 (Chinese PinYin: [yì]; traditional Chinese: 亦) may mean: (1) adverb. also, e.g. 亦即 (be also known as); (2) family name. The word is mostly used in written language. 也 is the more common word used in daily communications to express the same meaning. Some example phrases and expressions are: 亦即 (be also known as), 亦是 (be also…), 亦无不可 (be also acceptable), 不亦乐乎 (be extremely content in doing sth – fixed expression), 盗亦有道 (there are also rules to be followed among thieves), 人云亦云 (parrot others’ words).

1. How to pronounce 亦?

Chinese Pinyin: [yì]
Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 亦

Synonyms: 也是; 也;
Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 亦.

Fixed expression: 亦即 (be also known as), 亦是 (be also…),
Collocation: 亦无不可 (be also acceptable),
Idioms: 不亦乐乎 (be extremely content in doing sth), 盗亦有道 (there are also rules to be followed among thieves), 人云亦云 (parrot others’ words), 亦步亦趋 (follow sb.’s footsteps), 亦即 (be also known as), 亦复如此 (in the same way),
Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 亦 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 亦.

4.1 他们是侵入者亦是资源的掠夺者。

Translation: They are invader and also resources plunderer

4.2 不要亦步亦趋, 尝试建立自己的公司商业体系.

Translation: Don’t follow other people’s footsteps, try to build your own business structure.

4.3 再见亦是朋友

Translation: We are still friends when we meet again (after a long time).

4.4 这个结果对他们来说亦可接受

Translation: The result is also acceptable with them.

4.5 他忙着写他的博客, 整天都不亦乐乎

Translation: He is extremely content in writing his blog all day long.

4.6 生亦何欢,死亦何苦

Translation: Life is no joy, death is no pain.

4.7 他们亦师亦友.

Translation: They are not only teachers and students but also close friends.

4.8 此病亦可见于常人

Translation: It is also possible for normal people to have such disease.

5. Stroke Order

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