Meaning of 睛

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: jīng
English Definition: eye; eyeball
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ qīng ] nature's color; blue, green, black; young
Similar Characters:
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 睛
Example Words
目不转睛 zhuǎn jīng unable to take one's eyes off (idiom); to gaze steadily; to stare
定睛 dìng jīng to stare at
火眼金睛 huǒ yǎn jīn jīng piercing eyes; discerning eyes
画龙点睛 huà lóng diǎn jīng to paint a dragon and dot in the eyes (idiom); fig. to add the vital finishing touch; the crucial point that brings the subject to life; a few words to clinch the point
点睛 diǎn jīng to add the finishing touch (abbr. for 画龙点睛 )
More: 睛* | *睛 | *睛*
Example Sentences
I read with my eyes.
My eyes are very tired.
Her big eyes are very pretty.
His eyes are filled with hope.
Your eyes are nearsighted, you need to wear glasses.