yǐng picture; image; film

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, shān bristle; hair radical 59, jīng capital ]


The right part is 'bristles' suggesting artwork while the left part is 'jing' - scenery providing rough phonetic and meaning
Number of strokes: 15

Related characters

Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) wǎn (evening) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)
Also uses shān component: cǎi (color)
Also uses jīng component: jǐng (bright) jīng (to start) jiù (at once) liáng (cool)

Different tone

yīng (flower) yíng (welcome) yìng (hard) yìng (to answer)

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一犬吠影,白犬吠声 yī quǎn fèi yǐng, bǎi quǎn fèi shēng Blindly follow a trend without even knowing its origin
含沙射影 hán shā shè yǐng To spit sand at someone's shadow, in other words to attack someone indirectly by innuendo. There is a legend of a three-legged turtle that would spit out sand at anyone who passed. Its spittle was so noxious that it would infect someone even if it only hit their shadow.

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