Meaning of 颖

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(Trad.: 穎)
Pinyin: yǐng
English Definition: head of grain; husk; tip; point; clever; gifted; outstanding; surname Ying
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (rice) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • Above to below
      • [ ] spoon, ladle; knife, dirk
      • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • [ ] page, sheet, leaf
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Example Words
脱颖而出 tuō yǐng ér chū to reveal one's talent (idiom); to rise above others; to distinguish oneself
新颖 xīn yǐng lit. new bud; fig. new and original
聪颖 cōng yǐng smart; intelligent
颖悟 yǐng intelligent; bright
王颖 wáng yǐng Wayne Wang (1949-), Chinese US film director
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Example Sentences
I have only one semester girl Tao Ying give me information, I was just thinking of reaction, because my memory is so bad, there was contact time is too short.
He found a word, ying, which means the bud of a tree.
"It`s just like a course supermarket, " said Xuan.
Shen Jiaying and her team is planning to put up an aid site for children's psychology counselling. She is preparing the training data today.
Xuan Tianying, an expert in the Chinese Association of Higher Education, attributes the quality of such elective courses to US universities` democratic approach to the curriculum.