Chinese Alphabet Z 乙

乙 (yǐ) Second

This character means the second and it looks like 2! Though not used as often, it could be used in a bullet point, similar to A, B, C . . . and 乙 (yǐ) would be the “B,” the second. You also see this in reference to school grading.



The following is a chart to show you some common grades. Remember the 上 (shàng) and 下 (xià) characters that you learned in Chinese Alphabet “F”?

ChinesePinyinMeaning
甲上Jiǎ shàngA+
JiǎA
甲下Jiǎ xiàA-
乙上Yǐ shàngB+
B
乙下Yǐ xiàB-
BǐngC
DīngD

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