Yi

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Yi or YI may refer to:

Ethnic groups[edit]

  • Dongyi, the Eastern Yi, or Tung-yi (Chinese: , ), ancient peoples who lived east of the Zhongguo in ancient China
  • Yi people (Chinese: , ; Vietnamese: Lô Lô), an ethnic group in modern China, Vietnam, and Thailand

Language[edit]

  • Yi (Cyrillic), the letter of the Ukrainian alphabet written "Ї" and "ї"
  • Yi language or the Nuosu language spoken by the Yi people of China
  • Yi script, an umbrella term for two scripts used to write the Yi languages
  • Yiddish (ISO 639-1 language code: yi), the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews

Mythology and religion[edit]

  • Yi the Archer or Houyi, a heroic archer and hunter in Chinese mythology
  • Yi (husbandman), also known as Boyi or Bo Yi, a heroic user of fire and government minister in Chinese mythology and ancient history
  • Yi (Confucianism), the Confucian virtue roughly equivalent to "righteousness" or "justice"

People[edit]

Surname[edit]

Given name[edit]

Places[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Yi (dinosaur)
  • Yi (drinkware) (Chinese: ), former name for the zun, a traditional bronze drinkware of ancient China
  • Yi (editor), a text editor written in Haskell
  • Yi (prefix symbol), the prefix symbol of the binary unit prefix yobi, representing 280, the equivalent of the decimal prefix yotta- (Y)
  • Yi (vessel) (), a different kind of bronze vessel used in traditional rituals in ancient China
  • I Ching, or Yijing, ancient Chinese text

See also[edit]