jīng capital

Made up of [ tóu head; lid radical 8, kǒu mouth radical 30, xiǎo small; young radical 42]
Used as component in : jīng ; jǐng ; jiù ; liáng ; yǐng

Note

The character for capital is a simplified form of a character derived from that for 'tall'
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses tóu component: hēng (prosperous) liù (six) mǔ (area) shāng (commerce) shì (market) wáng (to die) yè (night) yì (also)
Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)
Also uses xiǎo component: dāng (to be) shàng (still) shǎo (less) sūn (grandson)

Sounds same

jīng (refined) jīng (Classic) jīng (to start) jīng (eye)

Different tone

jǐng jǐng (well) jǐng (bright)

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