炳 - Dong Chinese dictionary

bǐng

bright

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

丙 sound component

  Sound component

bǐng

  

third

Evolution

炳 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
炳 Clerical script Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)

Clerical script

Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)
炳 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

bǐng

bright, luminous; glorious; bright; brilliant; luminous

Most common words with 炳
Freq.
Word
Meaning

bright

彪炳

shining

章炳麟

Zhang Taiyan 章太炎 (1869-1936), scholar, journalist, revolutionary and leading intellectual around the time of the Xinhai revolution

炳耀

bright and luminous

彪炳千古

to shine through the ages (idiom)