Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
barbarian, savage, Ainu
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夷 【イ】 barbarian
  • 夷国 【イコク】 land of the barbarians
  • 攘夷 【ジョウイ】 expel the barbarians, expulsion of the foreigners, late Edo period (19th century) revolutionary slogan
  • 征夷 【セイイ】 defeating barbarians (esp. the Emishi), conquering barbarians

Kun reading compounds

  • 夷 【えびす】 peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu), provincial (i.e. a person who lives far from the city), brutish, unsophisticated warrior (esp. used by Kyoto samurai to refer to samurai from eastern Japan), foreigner, barbarian
  • 恵比寿 【えびす】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 東夷 【あずまえびす】 warrior from the eastern parts of Japan, eastern barbarians, people east of China (from the perspective of China)
  • 荒夷 【あらえびす】 (in Japanese history) crude warrior from the eastern parts of the country, wild man

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yi2
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • bárbaro
  • salvaje

Portuguese

French

182 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5852 Morohashi
1143 New Nelson (John Haig)
2881 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2893 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-4 SKIP code
5003.2 Four corner code
16-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5937 Unicode hex code