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  Ethnic Groups - china.org.cn
The Yis used to have a syllabic script called the old Yi language, which was formed in the 13th century.
The fl Yis were born aristocrats, claiming their blood to be "noble" and "pure," and forbidding marriages with people of the other three ranks.
Any personal attacks against fl Yis, encroachment on their private property, violation of the marriage system of the rank and infringement on the privileges of the fl Yis were regarded as "crimes," and the offenders would be severely punished.
www.china.org.cn /e-groups/shaoshu/shao-2-yi.htm   (5883 words)

 Yi Syllabary
The origins of the Yi Syllabary are lost in the mists of time, although it was possibly influenced by the Chinese writing system.
Yi or Lolo, a member of the Loloish branch of the Tibeto-Burman language family.
Yi is spoken by between 2 and 5.5 million people in the Chinese provinces of Yunnan and Sichuan.
www.omniglot.com /writing/yi.htm   (236 words)

 DraftExpress Profile: Yi Jianlian
Yi is especially suffering scoring near the basket when he isn’t able to use his right-handed jump-hook from short distances (which is by the way looking pretty nice, with an excellent high release).
Yi has averaged 20.4 points and 9.5 rebounds in these four games, which might look good at first sight, but is a bit disappointing when we consider that he has needed almost 43 minutes per game to achieve these numbers.
Yi Jianlian has been the anchor for his team on the court, with two excellent performances to feed the buzz about his draft stock.
www.draftexpress.com /viewprofile.php?p=44   (4939 words)

 Royalty.nu - Chinese History - The Last Emperor of China, Henry Pu Yi (Hsuan Tung)
Leaders of the republican government accused the monarchists of using P'u Yi as a puppet, which, of course, he was.
In 1962 Chairman Mao arranged for P'u Yi to marry a Communist Party member, Li Shu-hsien (or Li Shuxian), who had been a nurse in a hospital where P'u Yi was treated during his imprisonment by the Communists.
P'u Yi's Aunt, Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi (Cixi)
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/PuYi.html   (3142 words)

 Yi Summary
Yi groups in various areas described themselves with a variety of names until the 1950s, when the Chinese government redefined all Yi groups and named all of them Yi.
Yi religion, based on ancestor worship and a belief in many gods, has been revived in recent years after its practices were prohibited in the 1960s and 1970s.
Yi people speak the Yi language, a linguistic branch of the Chinese-Tibetan language family, which has six sets of major dialects and many more local dialects which are not always mutually intelligible.
www.bookrags.com /Yi   (1575 words)

 China Ethnic Minority: Yi People
With regard to its characters, the Yi ethnic minority is proud to have created the earliest syllable letters in China in the 13th century.
Various beliefs are treasured by the Yi people, such as the belief of the spirit, the worship of their ancestors, and the adoration of nature, along with the cherishing of Catholicism, Christianity, and Buddhism.
However, because most of the Yi people live in mountainous areas, buckwheat, corn, potatoes are suitable for planting and are regarded as their staple food.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/nationality/yi/index.htm   (763 words)

 Yi Ethnic Minority
With a population of 6,572,173 (as of 1990), the Yi ethnic minority is mainly scattered in Yunnan, Sichuan, Guizhou provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in which Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province holds the single largest Yi community in China.
The Yi language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman Austronesian of the Chinese-Tibetan Phylum, and the Yis speak six dialects.
Since the old Yi language is not consistent in word form and pronunciation, it was reformed for use in books and newspapers in 1957.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_24119.htm   (450 words)

 Yi Yi (A One and a Two) (2000): Reviews
Wise, delicate and impeccably performed, Yi Yi is a three- hour drama that looks at one middle-class family in transition -- and does so with such a kind and probing eye that we all see our lives reflected through Yang's lens.
On one level, Yi Yi is classic soap opera, with a suicide attempt, a wedding ceremony, even a brutal 11 o'clock news murder, all in the mix.
Yi Yi is an intimate movie, for all its length and complexity.
www.metacritic.com /video/titles/yiyi   (887 words)

 Discovering China: Movers & Shakers
P'u Yi only met his real mother again when he was ten, and three years later, after a quarrel with the consorts over P'u Yi's upbringing, she killed herself by swallowing a ball of opium.
P'u Yi, his staff, and his wives were moved to Tien Tsin on the coast of China where Japan had a lot of influence.
In 1931 the Japanese army invaded Manchuria and P'u Yi was proclaimed emperor.
library.thinkquest.org /26469/movers-and-shakers/puyi.html   (1085 words)

 Yi yi (2000)
Edward Yang's Yi Yi is a film made in Taipei, the biggest city in Taiwan, and he demonstrates the sadness of the people who work hard but can not find out the meaning of life.
Ozu is a Japanese and made "Tokyo Story" half a century ago; however, Yang is a Taiwanese and made Yi Yi almost fifty years after "Tokyo Story".
Yi Yi has never been released in Taiwan?(!)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0244316   (893 words)

 Ancient Scripts: Yi Scripts
One of these Siniform scripts is the Yi script, employed to write the Yi or Lolo language (which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family).
Like Chinese, Classic Yi is a logographic writing system in which a sign stands for a whole morpheme.
The Yi language is actually very apt for a syllabary as the typical syllabic structure is either a vowel or a consonant followed by a vowel.
www.ancientscripts.com /yi.html   (516 words)

 Yi Yi - Rotten Tomatoes
All of this is very much ordinary life, yet Yi Yi sucks you in vicariously somehow, and the film is extraordinary for that very reason.
Yi Yi is a rare work of beauty, a thoughtful, touching, compelling study of humanity that demands to be seen.
Much of the grace of Yi Yi is in ripe stagings that place people in large, articulated fields of vision.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/yi_yi   (1012 words)

 Dong Yi (Hefei, Anhui) - Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
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