Meaning of 引

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: yǐn
English Definition: to draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch sth; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Ideographic: To pull back a bow's drawstring
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 引
Example Words
引起 yǐn to give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
吸引 yǐn to attract (interest, investment etc); Classifiers:
引导 yǐn dǎo to guide; to lead (around); to conduct; to boot; introduction; primer
引进 yǐn jìn to recommend; to introduce (from outside)
引发 yǐn to lead to; to trigger; to initiate; to cause; to evoke (emotions)
More: 引* | *引 | *引*
Example Sentences