yìng to answer; to respond; to comply with

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53]
Alternative traditional form of character:


Modern form is much simplified from 'person', 'small bird' and 'emotion'. Has differing meanings in speech - first tone is a promise, an obligation while in fourth tone it is a response.
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters

Also uses 广 guǎng component: chuáng (bed) diàn (shop) dù (to pass) qìng (celebrate) táng (Tang) zuò (seat)

Sounds same

yìng (hard)

Different tone

yīng (flower) yíng (welcome) yǐng (picture)

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