1. adjective easy; simple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, this adjective can act as a verb phrase or as a complement (Guoyu '易' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 1, p. 549; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 42; Unihan '易'; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 2609; XHZD '易' 1, p. 891)
  2. verb to change
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 改变 (Guoyu '易' v 2; Kroll 2015 '易' MC yek 1, p. 549; Unihan '易'; XHZD '易' 3, p. 891)
  3. proper noun Yi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '易' n 2)
  4. proper noun Book of Changes; Yijing; I Ching
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China , Concept: Book Title 书名
    Notes: An abbreviation for 易經 (Guoyu '易' n 1; Kroll 2015 '易' MC yek 1a, p. 549)
  5. verb to exchange; to swap
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 交换 (Guoyu '易' v 1; Kroll 2015 '易' 2, p. 549; XHZD '易' 4, p. 891)
  6. adjective gentle; mild; moderate; nice; amiable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 平和 or 和蔼 (Guoyu '易' adj 2; XHZD '易' 2, p. 891)
  7. verb to despise; to scorn; to belittle to disrespect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 轻视 or 轻慢 (Guoyu '易' v 2; Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 2, p. 549; XHZD '易' 5, p. 891)
  8. verb to govern; to administer; to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 治理 (Guoyu '易' v 3)
  9. verb to clear away weeds and bushes
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (XHZD '易' 6, p. 891)
  10. noun a border; a limit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 埸 (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yek 3, p. 549)
  11. verb to lighten; to facilitate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 1a, p. 549)
  12. verb to be at ease
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 3, p. 549)
  13. adjective flat [terrain]
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 4, p. 549)
  14. adjective managed well; cultivated well
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 5, p. 549)
  15. verb [of a field] to lie fallow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '易' MC yeH 5a, p. 549)

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  • 易辞 (易辭) 俾君子易辭 — Book of Documents 尚書, 周書 秦誓 Zhou Shu - Speech of the Marquis of Qin — count: 6
  • 易奈何 (易奈何) 其易奈何 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 5
  • 易子 (易子) 敝邑易子而食 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 宣公 Lord Xuan — count: 5
  • 言易 (言易) 且言易也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 5
  • 易牙 (易牙) 易牙入 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 3
  • 君子易 (君子易) 俾君子易辭 — Book of Documents 尚書, 周書 秦誓 Zhou Shu - Speech of the Marquis of Qin — count: 3
  • 易取 (易取) 不正其因人之力而易取之 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 3
  • 未易 (未易) 以為唯未易災之餘 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3
  • 易灾 (易災) 以為唯未易災之餘 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3
  • 易公 (易公) 以其子易公 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 2