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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lolo, Yi(noun)

    a Loloish language


  1. Yi(ProperNoun)

    An ethnic group who live primarily in mountainous areas of southwest China

  2. Yi(ProperNoun)

    Any of a family of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken by this people


  1. Yi

    Yi is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It represents the iotated vowel sound, like the pronunciation of ⟨yi⟩ in "playing", and is used in the Rusyn and Ukrainian alphabets. In various romanization systems, ї is represented by Latin ï, ji, yi or i, the most common being yi. The letter was introduced as part of the Zhelekhivka orthography, in Yevhen Zhelekhivsky's Ukrainian–German dictionary.


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