1. adjective proper; suitable; appropriate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 合适 (CCD '宜' 1; GHDC '宜' 2; Guoyu '宜' adj; Kroll 2015 '宜' 1, p. 542; Unihan '宜'; XHZD '宜' 1, p. 885)
  2. verb to be amiable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 和顺 (Guoyu '宜' v 1)
  3. noun a suitable thing; arrangements
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in the idiom 因地制宜 'to accord with local customs using appropriate measures' (CCI '因地制宜'; Guoyu '宜' n 1; GHDC '宜' 3)
  4. verb to share
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 共享 (Guoyu '宜' v 3)
  5. auxiliary verb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 应当 (CCD '宜' 2; GHDC '宜' 5; Guoyu '宜' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '宜' 2, p. 542; XHZD '宜' 2, p. 885)
  6. adverb no doubt; of course
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 当然 (CCD '宜' 3; GHDC '宜' 6; XHZD '宜' 3, p. 885)
  7. proper noun Yi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '宜' 3; GHDC '宜' 7; Guoyu '宜' n 2)
  8. noun cooking of meat and fish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC '宜' 1)
  9. adjective nearly; almost
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 殆 or 大概 (GHDC '宜' 4; Guoyu '宜' adv 2; Kroll 2015 '宜' 3, p. 542)

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