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一 is a 1 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the first tone.

  • one

7 stories have been written about this character — see all
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one Ring to rule them all...
by EloraK

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one time for the one time
by richhomiebrie

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we all have one life but not everyone gets to live it.
by CLTCCarly

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by VSL

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one finger pointing.
by Prismcool

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We found 1 pronunciation for 一

Definitions for 一 pronounced as yī

  • 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


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