Meaning of 鹰

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(Trad.: 鷹)
Pinyin: yīng
English Definition: eagle; falcon; hawk
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 18; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (bird) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
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Example Words
猫头鹰 māo tóu yīng owl
老鹰 lǎo yīng (coll.) eagle; hawk; any similar bird of prey
雄鹰 xióng yīng male eagle; tercel (male falcon used in falconry)
鹰犬 yīng quǎn hawks and hounds; (fig.) running dogs; hired thugs
苍鹰 cāng yīng (bird species of China) northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)
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