Taxonomy of meanings for 伊:

  • 伊 yī (OC: qlil MC: ʔi) 於脂切 平 廣韻:【惟也因也侯也亦水名又州本伊吾廬地在燉煌之北大磧之外秦末有之漢爲伊吾屯隋爲郡貞觀初慕化内附置伊州焉又姓伊尹之後今山陽人於脂切五 】
    • THIRD PERSON PRONOUNS
      • npro.adNdialecthis, her, its
      • nprodialecthe/she/it (this third person pronoun is probably of Southern origin and is still current in the modern 吳 dialect (the pronoun is quite frequent in ZTJ and also appears a few times in BIANWEN; during the Song and Yuan periods it still was occasionally used but mainly survived in local dialects; the origin of the function as third person pronoun is not quite clear and WANG LI thinks that it originated during the 4th and 5th centuries)
      • nprodialecthe, him
      • nprodialecthim
    • THIS
      • npro.adNthis
    • YOU
      • npro(medieval) you
    • THEN
      • MOREOVER
        • RIVERS