(yìng)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. hard
  2. stiff
  3. obstinately

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • yìng > ying4

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
硬件 yìngjiàn hardware
僵硬 jiāngyìng stiff
坚硬 jiānyìng hard/solid
霸王硬上弓 bà wáng yìng shàng gōng to force oneself upon sb (idiom)/to rape
白头硬尾鸭 bái tóu yìng wěi yā (bird species of China) white-headed duck (Oxyura leucocephala)
变硬 biàn yìng to stiffen
冰硬 bīng yìng frozen solid
翅膀硬了 chì bǎng yìng le (of a bird) to have become fully fledged/(fig.) (of a person) to have grown up (and become independent)/to be ready to spread one's wings
吃软不吃硬 chī ruǎn bù chī yìng lit. eats soft food, but refuses hard food (idiom)/amenable to coaxing but not coercion
吃硬不吃软 chī yìng bù chī ruǎn susceptible to force but not persuasion
措辞强硬 cuò cí qiáng yìng strongly-worded
动脉硬化 dòng mài yìng huà hardening of the arteries/arteriosclerosis
动脉粥样硬化 dòng mài zhōu yàng yìng huà atherosclerosis
冻硬 dòng yìng to freeze solid/frozen stiff
多发性硬化症 duō fā xìng yìng huà zhèng multiple sclerosis
服硬 fú yìng to yield to force
肝硬化 gān yìng huà cirrhosis
固态硬盘 gù tài yìng pán (computing) solid-state drive (SSD)
过硬 guò yìng to have perfect mastery of sth/to be up to the mark
坚硬 jiān yìng hard/solid
僵硬 jiāng yìng stiff/rigid
浆硬 jiāng yìng to starch/to stiffen cloth with starch
来硬的 lái yìng de to get tough/to use force
强硬 qiáng yìng tough/unyielding/hard-line
强硬立场 qiáng yìng lì chǎng tough position
强硬派 qiáng yìng pài hardline faction/hawks
强硬态度 qiáng yìng tài dù unyielding attitude
翘硬 qiào yìng hard/erect/to be in erection
软磨硬泡 ruǎn mó yìng pào to coax and pester (idiom)/to wheedle/to cajole
软硬不吃 ruǎn yìng bù chī unmoved by force or persuasion
软硬件 ruǎn yìng jiàn software and hardware
软硬兼施 ruǎn yìng jiān shī use both carrot and stick/use gentle methods and force/an iron hand in a velvet glove
烧硬 shāo yìng to fire (pottery)
生拉硬拽 shēng lā yìng zhuài to drag sb along against his will/to draw a forced analogy
生硬 shēng yìng stiff/harsh
使硬化 shǐ yìng huà harden
死记硬背 sǐ jì yìng bèi to learn by rote/to mechanically memorize
死硬 sǐ yìng stiff/rigid/obstinate
透明硬纱 tòu míng yìng shā organza (fabric)
投硬币 tóu yìng bì coin-operated/to insert a coin
心硬 xīn yìng hardhearted/callous
血管粥样硬化 xuè guǎn zhōu yàng yìng huà atherosclerosis/hardening of the arteries
硬拗 yìng ào (coll.) (Tw) to defend an untenable position with ridiculous arguments (Taiwanese, Tai-lo pr. [ngē-áu])/Taiwan pr. [yìng āo]
硬梆梆 yìng bāng bāng variant of 硬邦邦[yìng bāng bāng]
硬邦邦 yìng bāng bāng very hard
硬币 yìng bì coin/CL:枚[méi]
硬笔 yìng bǐ generic term for hard writing instruments such as quill pens, fountain pens, ball pens and pencils, as opposed to writing brushes
硬逼 yìng bī to pressure/to press/to force/to compel/to push/to coerce/to urge/to impel/to bully into/to be compelled
硬币坯 yìng bì pī coin blank
硬撑 yìng chēng to make oneself do sth in spite of adversity, pain etc
硬磁盘 yìng cí pán hard drive/hard disk
硬底子 yìng dǐ zi (esp. of an actor) strong/capable
硬碟 yìng dié (Tw) hard disk/hard drive
硬顶跑车 yìng dǐng pǎo chē sports coupé (car)
硬度 yìng dù hardness
硬干 yìng gàn by brute strength/rashly and forcefully/bull-headed/to work tenaciously with no fear of hardship
硬骨鱼 Yìng gǔ yú bony fishes/Osteichthyes (taxonomic class including most fish)
硬灌 yìng guàn to force feed
硬汉 yìng hàn man of steel/unyielding, tough guy
硬核 yìng hé hardcore/hard core
硬化 yìng huà to harden/hardening/sclerosis/fig. to become rigid or inflexible in opinions/to ossify
硬件 yìng jiàn hardware
硬件平台 yìng jiàn píng tái hardware platform
硬壳 yìng ké crust/hard shell
硬壳果 yìng ké guǒ nut/fruit with hard shell
硬来 yìng lái to use force
硬朗 yìng lǎng robust/healthy
硬领 yìng lǐng collar
硬陆 yìng lù to have a hard landing (economy)
硬木 yìng mù hardwood
硬目标 yìng mù biāo hard target
硬派 yìng pài hard-line/hardcore
硬盘 yìng pán hard disk
硬碰硬 yìng pèng yìng to meet force with force/painstaking
硬皮 yìng pí crust (of a solidified liquid etc)
硬气 yìng qì firm/unyielding/strong-willed
硬蕊 yìng ruǐ hardcore (Tw)
硬伤 yìng shāng injury/trauma/(fig.) glaring error/flaw/shortcoming
硬生生 yìng shēng shēng stiff/rigid/inflexible/forcibly
硬实 yìng shí sturdy/robust
硬是 yìng shì just/simply/stubbornly/really
硬式磁碟机 yìng shì cí dié jī hard disk/hard drive
硬石膏 yìng shí gāo anhydrite CaSO4
硬实力 yìng shí lì hard power (i.e. military and economic power)
硬水 yìng shuǐ hard water
硬糖 yìng táng hard candy
硬体 yìng tǐ (computer) hardware
硬挺 yìng tǐng to endure with all one's will/to hold out/rigid/stiff
硬推 yìng tuī to shove
硬卧 yìng wò hard sleeper (a type of sleeper train ticket class with a harder bunk)
硬席 yìng xí hard seat (on trains)
硬性 yìng xìng rigid/inflexible/hard (drug)
硬要 yìng yào firmly set on doing sth/to insist on doing/determined in one's course of action
硬玉 yìng yù jadeite
硬扎 yìng zhā strong/sturdy/awesome
硬着头皮 yìng zhe tóu pí to brace oneself to do sth/to put a bold face on it/to summon up courage/to force oneself to
硬正 yìng zhèng staunchly honest
硬纸 yìng zhǐ cardboard/stiff paper
硬脂酸 yìng zhī suān stearic acid/stearate
硬脂酸钙 yìng zhī suān gài calcium stearate
硬座 yìng zuò hard seat (on trains or boats)
粥样硬化 zhōu yàng yìng huà atherosclerosis/hardening of the arteries
煮硬 zhǔ yìng to hard-boil (eggs)
嘴硬 zuǐ yìng reluctant to admit a mistake
嘴硬心软 zuǐ yìng xīn ruǎn see 刀子嘴,豆腐心[dāo zi zuǐ, dòu fu xīn]

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