Meaning of 鸰

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(Trad.: 鴒)
Pinyin: líng
English Definition: wagtail; lark
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ lìng ] command, decree, order; magistrate; to allow, to cause
    • [ niǎo ] bird
Example Words
黄头鹡鸰 huáng tóu líng (bird species of China) citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola)
黄鹡鸰 huáng líng (bird species of China) eastern yellow wagtail (Motacilla tschutschensis)
日本鹡鸰 běn líng (bird species of China) Japanese wagtail (Motacilla grandis)
鹡鸰 líng wagtail
大斑鹡鸰 bān líng (bird species of China) white-browed wagtail (Motacilla maderaspatensis)
More: 鸰* | *鸰 | *鸰*
Example Sentences
Pine shadows poetry goose, white wagtail, Shiyan wine before.
A white wagtail crashed into one of my windows.
A parent of Japanese Wagtail gave food to the young one that just left the nest near the river.
But Gavroche, who was of the wagtail species, and who skipped vivaciously from one gesture to another, had just picked up a stone.
I sought , amid the tangled sheen. Love whom mine eyes had ever seen, O the glad dove has golden wings!