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

By | March 28, 2018

已 (Chinese PinYin: [yǐ]; traditional Chinese:已) may mean: (1) adv. already; (2) verb. stop. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can form various phrases and expressions such as: 已经 (already), 已故 (be deceased), 已婚 (be married), 已然 (have already become a fact), 已往 (the past), 已知 (the known).

1. How to pronounce 已?

Chinese Pinyin: [yǐ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 已

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

Fixed expression: 已经 (already), 已故 (be deceased), 已婚 (be married), 已然 (have already become a fact), 已往 (the past), 已知 (the known),

Collocation: 已收到 (received; accepted), 已启用 (enabled), 已载入 (loaded),

Idioms: 不能自已 (cannot control oneself), 不得已而为之 (have no choice but to do so), 大势已去 (The situation is hopeless), 迫不得已 (have no alternative), 死而后已 (do one’s best till one’s heart ceases to beat),

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4. How to use 已 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 已.

4.1 一种男孩怪才的亚文化已经围绕充满暴力的游戏萌生了。

Translation: A boy geek subculture has grown up around gaming that involves violence.

4.2 自2015年“厕所革命”发布以来,中国各地的旅游景点已建成约6.8万个厕所。

Translation: Some 68,000 toilets have been built in tourist sites around China since the launch of the “toilet revolution” in 2015.

4.3 他的话里暗含着嘲弄的意味么,抑或只是她的想象而已?

Translation: Was there just a hint of mockery in his voice or was it her fancy?

4.4 激情会随着时光的流逝而暗淡,但是如果激情已逝就要去面对并解决这个问题。

Translation: Passion may dim with time, but if it’s completely gone then Fix The Problem.

4.5 她依然为她妈妈的去世哀思不已

Translation: She is still grieving her mother’s death.

4.6 我已为你点好菜了。

Translation: I have ordered for you.

4.7 我们已得知她身上发生了什么。

Translation: We have learnt what happened to her.

4.8 其余的问题已延期至下星期一进行讨论。

Translation: The rest of the questions have stood over till next Monday.

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