一 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

一 in English

  • one (1)
  • single
  • a (article)
  • as soon as
  • entire
  • whole
  • all
  • throughout
  • 'one' radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)
  • also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit

HSK levels

Components

  • (yī): one

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : numeral 1 in Suzhou numeral system 蘇州碼子|苏州码子[Su1 zhou1 ma3 zi5];
  • : he; she;
  • : to depend on; to comply with or listen to sb; according to; in the light of;
  • : medical; medicine; doctor; to cure; to treat;
  • : (onom.) to squeak;
  • : yeah (interjection of approval); to belch;
  • : Japanese variant of 壹[yi1];
  • : one (banker's anti-fraud numeral);
  • : archaic variant of 壹 banker's anti-fraud numeral one;
  • :
  • : to greet by raising clasped hands;
  • : interjection;
  • : old name of a river in Henan, now written 伊河;
  • : ripple;
  • : (interj.);
  • : a black stone like jade; jet;
  • : excellent; precious; rare; fine; (used in given names);
  • : interj.; sighing sound;
  • : woodlouse;
  • : to dress; to wear; to put on (clothes);
  • : iridium (chemistry);
  • : wigeon (Anas penelope, a Eurasian duck); seagull (arch.);
  • : black and shining ebony;

Sentences examples with 一

  • 他吃一点。
    Tā chī yīdiǎn.
  • 我的医生是一个好人。
    Wǒ de yīshēng shì yīgè hǎorén.
  • 桌子上有一本书。
    Zhuōzi shàng yǒuyī běn shū.
  • 我是一个学生。
    Wǒ shì yīgè xuéshēng.
  • 我买了一些苹果。
    Wǒ mǎile yīxiē píngguǒ.

Words containing 一, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (): one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; 'one' radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)
  • 一点儿 (yī diǎn er): a little (bit)

HSK 2 vocabulary list

  • 第一 (dì yī): first; number one
  • 一下 (yī xià ): (used after a verb) give it a go; to do (sth for a bit to give it a try); one time; once; in a while; all of a sudden; all at once;
  • 一起 (yī qǐ): together; in the same place; with; altogether (in total)

HSK 3 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list