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(Trad.: 鷹)
Pinyin: yīng
English Definition: eagle; falcon; hawk
Chinese Definition:
①鸟类的一科,猛禽类,嘴钩曲,趾有钩爪,十分锐利,捕食小兽和其他鸟类,猎人可驯养帮助打猎:鹰犬。鹰隼(鹰和隼,喻凶猛或凶猛的人)。鹰视狼步(喻人举止凶狠)。
Total strokes: 18; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
老鹰 [ lǎo yīng ]: (coll.) eagle; hawk; any similar bird of prey
不见兔子不撒鹰 [ jiàn zi yīng ]: you don't release the hawk until you've seen the hare (idiom); one doesn't act without some incentive
中亚夜鹰 [ zhōng yīng ]: (bird species of China) Vaurie's nightjar (Caprimulgus centralasicus)
兀鹰 [ yīng ]: bald eagle
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