Taxonomy of meanings for 英:

  • 英 yīng (OC: qraŋ MC: ʔɯiaŋ) 於驚切 平 廣韻:【華也榮而不實曰英也又英俊亦姓漢有英布 】
    • BLOSSOM
      • nblossom; especially: petals 美若英,落英
      • nadNblossom-patterned 英衣
      • generalised:brilliant surface, sheen>SHINE
          • =瑛 exocentric>JADE
            • typical example: on shield>ORNAMENT
                • exocentric: polite>TEXT
                  • exocentric: commendatory>HERO
                    • nHUAINAN: hero of the first order; hero
                • abstract: best of>ESSENCE