螢 - Dong Chinese dictionary

yíng

glow-worm

A glowing insect 

Components
火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

火 meaning component

  Meaning component

huǒ

  

fire

冖 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

cover

虫 meaning component

  Meaning component

chóng

  

bug, insect

Evolution

螢 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
螢 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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yíng

glow-worm, luminous insect; firefly; glow-worm

Most common words with 螢
Freq.
Word
Meaning

萤火虫

firefly

firefly

萤火

fairy light

萤石

fluorite CaF2

流萤

firefly