When the character 宜 is used in a name, it means mild, warm, gentle. Its Chinese romanisation (pinyin) is yí. Its Cantonese romanisation (jyutping) is yi4. This character is popular in Taiwan and is unusual in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Malaysia. This character has a total of 8 strokes. It is a good option if you prefer simple characters for a name.

Simplified Chinese

Cantonese Pinyin

yi4

Chinese Pinyin

Mandarin Phonetic Symbols

ㄧˊ

Popularity (Boy)

Mainland China: ★☆☆☆☆
Hong Kong: ★☆☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★☆☆☆☆
Malaysia: ★☆☆☆☆

Popularity (Girl)

Mainland China: ★★☆☆☆
Hong Kong: ★★☆☆☆
Taiwan: ★★★★★
Malaysia: ★★☆☆☆

Radical

Strokes

8

Five Elements

Wood

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