Meaning of 影

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Pinyin: yǐng
English Definition: picture; image; film; movie; photograph; reflection; shadow; trace
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sunlight) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jǐng ] scenery, view; conditions, circumstances
    • [ shān ] hair; sunlight
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Example Words:
影响 [ yǐng xiǎng ]: influence; effect; to influence; to affect (usually adversely); to disturb; Classifiers:
电影 [ diàn yǐng ]: movie; film; Classifiers:
影片 [ yǐng piàn ]: film; movie; Classifiers:
摄影 [ shè yǐng ]: to take a photograph; photography; to shoot (a movie)
影视 [ yǐng shì ]: movies and television
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