霝 - Dong Chinese dictionary

líng

drops of rain

Pictograph of drops of rain.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

◎ iconic component

  Iconic component

  

characterless component

Depicts three falling raindrops.

Evolution

霝 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
霝 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
霝 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
霝 Clerical script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Clerical script

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

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

líng

drops of rain; to fall in drops

Component uses

Sound component in 2 characters