Wǒ yíngdéle dì yī míng!
I’ve won first prize!
Nǐ dì yī jié kè shàng shénme?
What do you have for first period?
Shì zhēnnī yíngdéle dì yī míng.
It was Janet that won first prize.
Dì yī xuéqí sì yuè fēn kāishǐ.
The first term starts in April.
Tāngmǔ xīwàng yíngdé dì yī míng.
Tom’s hope was to win first prize.
Tā chóng xiěle jùběn de dì yī mù.
She worked on the first act of the play.
Stroke Order & Character Components
第 (dì): (prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc); order; (old) rank in the imperial examinations; mansion; (lit.) but; just
- ⺮ (shì): bamboo
- 弔 (diào ￼): to hang, suspend
- 丿 (piě): oblique
一 (yī): one (1); single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; 'one' radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1); also pr. (yāo) for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
- 一 (yī): one
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 一
- 一(yī): one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; ‘one’ radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)
- 一点儿(yī diǎn er): a little (bit)
- 第一(dì yī): first; number one
- 一下(yī xià): (used after a verb) give it a go; to do (something for a bit to give it a try); one time; once; in a while; all of a sudden; all at once
- 一起(yī qǐ): together; in the same place; with; altogether (in total)
- 一直(yī zhí): straight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of… up to…; all along
- 一定(yí dìng): surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent, etc.); given; particular; must
- 一共(yī gòng): altogether
- 一会儿(yī huì er): a while
- 一样(yī yàng): same; like; equal to; the same as; just like
- 一般(yī bān): ordinary; common; general; generally; in general; same
- 一边(yī biān): one side; either side; on the one hand; on the other hand; doing while
- 一切(yī qiè): everything; every; all
- 统一(tǒng yī): to unify; to unite; to integrate; unified
- 万一(wàn yī): just in case; if by any chance; contingency
- 唯一(wéi yī): sole; only
- 一辈子(yí bèi zi): (for) a lifetime
- 一旦(yí dàn): in case (something happens); if; once (something happens, then…); when; in a short time; in one day
- 一律(yí lǜ): uniformly; same; all; without exception
- 一再(yí zài): repeatedly
- 一致(yí zhì): unanimous; identical (views or opinions)
- 不屑一顾(bú xiè yī gù): to disdain as beneath contempt
- 一流(yī liú): top quality; front ranking
- 一如既往(yī rú jì wǎng): just as in the past (idiom); as before; continuing as always
- 一度(yí dù): for a time; at one time; one time; once
- 一贯(yí guàn): consistent; constant; from start to finish; all along; persistent
- 一目了然(yí mù liǎo rán): obvious at a glance (idiom)
- 一向(yí xiàng): all along; the whole time; constantly; earlier; lately
- 一帆风顺(yì fān fēng shùn): single sail, gentle wind (idiom); plain sailing; to go smoothly
- 一举两得(yì jǔ liǎng dé): one move, two gains (idiom); two birds with one stone
- 一丝不苟(yì sī bù gǒu): not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules; meticulous; not one hair out of place
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word