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English Definitionnon-Han tribes in the east and north of ancient China; barbarians
Simplified Script夷狄
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧˊ ㄉㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ji4dik6
Word Decomposition
non-Han people, esp. to the East of China; barbarians; to wipe out; to exterminate; to tear down; to raze
low ranking public official (old); (Chinese surname); generic name for northern ethnic minorities during the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC-220 AD)

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夷平yípíngto level; to raze to the ground
夷戮yílùto massacre
夷旷yíkuàngexpansive; level and broad; broad-minded
夷洲yízhōuname of an ancient barbarian country, possibly Taiwan
夷灭yímièto massacre; to die out
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莫史狄mò shǐ díSix Million Dollar Man
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