yǐng picture; image; film

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, shān bristle; hair radical 59, jīng capital ]

Note

The right part is 'bristles' suggesting artwork while the left part is 'jing' - scenery providing rough phonetic and meaning
Number of strokes: 15

Related characters


Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) wǎn (evening) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)
Also uses shān component: cǎi (color)
Also uses jīng component: jǐng (bright) jīng (to start) jiù (at once) liáng (cool)

Different tone

yīng (flower) yíng (welcome) yìng (hard) yìng (to answer)

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Proverbs

一犬吠影,白犬吠声 yī quǎn fèi yǐng, bǎi quǎn fèi shēng Blindly follow a trend without even knowing its origin
含沙射影 hán shā shè yǐng To spit sand at someone's shadow, in other words to attack someone indirectly by innuendo. There is a legend of a three-legged turtle that would spit out sand at anyone who passed. Its spittle was so noxious that it would infect someone even if it only hit their shadow.
杯弓蛇影 bēi gōng shé yǐng Suspicious and frightened; plagued by fearful imagination. The story is of a man who was terrified by the sight of what he thought was a snake swimming in the cup of tea he was drinking. The experience made him ill and only when it was demonstrated that it was just the reflection of a bow left hanging on the wall did he recover.

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