non-Han people, esp. to the East of China; barbarians; to wipe out; to exterminate; to tear down; to raze

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鄙夷 鄙夷 bi3 yi2
to despise; to look down upon; despicable

东夷 東夷 dong1 yi2
Eastern Barbarians, non-Han tribe living to the east of China c 2200 BC

匪夷所思 匪夷所思 fei3 yi2 suo3 si1
unimaginable; outrageous; freakish

化险为夷 化險為夷 hua4 xian3 wei2 yi2
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster

襟怀夷旷 襟懷夷曠 jin1 huai2 yi2 kuang4

凌夷 凌夷 ling2 yi2
to deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 陵夷

陵夷 陵夷 ling2 yi2
to deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 凌夷

履险如夷 履險如夷 lv3 xian3 ru2 yi2
lit. to make one's way through a dangerous pass as if walking on level ground (idiom); fig. to handle a crisis effortlessly

蛮夷 蠻夷 man2 yi2
common term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory; barbarian

逆夷 逆夷 ni4 yi2
invaders (insulting term); foreign aggressors

攘夷 攘夷 rang3 yi2
to repel the barbarians

三夷教 三夷教 san1 yi2 jiao4
the three foreign religions (Nestorianism, Manicheanism and Zoroastrianism)

色夷 色夷 se4 yi2
smiling genially; to beam

烧夷弹 燒夷彈 shao1 yi2 dan4
fire bomb; incendiary device

师夷长技以制夷 師夷長技以制夷 shi1 yi2 chang2 ji4 yi3 zhi4 yi2
"learn from the foreigners in order to gain command of them", idea advocated by Wei Yuan 魏源

武夷山 武夷山 wu3 yi2 shan1
Mt Wuyi in Fujian; Wuyishan nature reserve; Wuyishan county level city in Nanping 南平 Fujian

武夷山市 武夷山市 wu3 yi2 shan1 shi4
Wuyishan county level city in Nanping 南平 Fujian

虾夷 蝦夷 xia1 yi2
Emishi or Ebisu, ethnic group of ancient Japan, thought to be related to modern Ainus

虾夷葱 蝦夷蔥 xia1 yi2 cong1

夏威夷 夏威夷 xia4 wei1 yi2
Hawaii, US state

夏威夷岛 夏威夷島 xia4 wei1 yi2 dao3
Hawaii island

夏威夷果 夏威夷果 xia4 wei1 yi2 guo3
macadamia nut

夏威夷火山国家公园 夏威夷火山國家公園 xia4 wei1 yi2 huo3 shan1 guo2 jia1 gong1 yuan2
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

夏威夷州 夏威夷州 xia4 wei1 yi2 zhou1
Hawai, US state

夷狄 夷狄 yi2 di2
non-Han tribes in the east and north of ancient China; barbarians

夷旷 夷曠 yi2 kuang4
expansive; level and broad; broad-minded

夷陵 夷陵 yi2 ling2
Yiling (barbarian mound), historical place name in Yichang county 宜昌縣|宜昌县 Hubei, first mentioned in history (after its destruction by Qin) as burial place of the former Chu kings; Yiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市, Hubei

夷陵区 夷陵區 yi2 ling2 qu1
Yiling district of Yichang city 宜昌市, Hubei

夷戮 夷戮 yi2 lu4
to massacre

夷门 夷門 yi2 men2
the Yi gate of 大梁, capital of Wei 魏 during Warring states

夷灭 夷滅 yi2 mie4
to massacre; to die out

夷平 夷平 yi2 ping2
to level; to raze to the ground

夷然 夷然 yi2 ran2

夷为平地 夷為平地 yi2 wei2 ping2 di4
to level; to raze to the ground

夷犹 夷猶 yi2 you2
to hesitate

夷洲 夷洲 yi2 zhou1
name of an ancient barbarian country, possibly Taiwan

以夷制夷 以夷制夷 yi3 yi2 zhi4 yi2
to use foreigners to subdue foreigners (idiom); let the barbarians fight it out among themselves (traditional policy of successive dynasties); Use Western science and technology to counter imperialist encroachment. (late Qing modernizing slogan)