迎 yíng

verb
: to welcome
: to meet; to face
: to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties)

Kun Reading

迎え OR 迎い | むかえ mukae OR むかい mukai

noun
: meeting; greeting; welcome

迎える | むかえる mukaeru

ichidan verb | transitive verb
: to go out to meet;
: to receive; to welcome;
: to accept (e.g. as a member of a group or family);
: to call for; to summon; to invite;
: to approach (a certain time, a point in one’s life, etc.)

On Reading

ゲイ gei

 Usage:

迎接 ying2jie1: to meet; to welcome; to greet
迎合 ying2he2: to cater to; to pander to
[あど ado: secondary or supporting actor in a noh or kyogen play] [OR げいごう geiugou: ingratiation; going along with somebody’s views; adjusting oneself (to something, to somebody); flattery]
迎面 ying2mian4: directly; head-on (collision); in one’s face (of wind)
迎來[来] ying2lai2: to invite
迎娶 ying2qu3: (of a groom) to escort the bride to the wedding ceremony; fig. to take as one’s wife; to marry
歡[欢]迎 huan1ying2: to welcome; welcome

不受歡迎 [不受欢迎] bu4 shou4 huan1 ying2: unwelcome
 
歡迎光臨 huan1 ying2 guang1 lin2: welcome
[いらしゃいませ: welcome]

出迎 chu1ying2: to greet; to go out to meet
[出迎え | でむかえ demukae: meeting; reception] [OR 出迎える | でむかえる demukaeru: to meet; to greet]
失迎 shi1ying2: failure to meet; (humble language) I’m sorry not to have come to meet you personally
奉迎 feng4ying2: (honorific) to greet; to fawn
[ほうげい hougei: welcome]
逢迎 feng2ying2: to fawn on; to ingratiate oneself; (literary) to meet face to face



Japanese common word | expression | yojijukugo 四字熟語 | idiom
阿付迎合;阿附迎合 | あふげいごう afu geigou
: (yoji) ingratiation; sycophancy



Chinese expression | chengyu 成語 | idiom
迎來送往 ying2 lai2 song4 wang3
: lit. to meet those arriving, to send of those departing; busy entertaining guests; all time taken over with social niceties

迎刃而解 ying2 ren4 er2 jie3
: lit. (bamboo) splits when it meets the knife’s edge; fig. easily solved

迎頭痛擊 ying2 tou2 tong4 ji1
: to deliver a frontal assault; to meet head-on

迎風招展 ying2 feng1 zhao1 zhan3
: to flutter in the wind

笑臉相迎 xiao4 lian3 xiang1 ying2
: to welcome sb with a smiling face

 Etymology:
形声 Pictophonetic.
辶 (chuo4: walk radical 162) suggests the meaning while
卬 (ang2: lofty, high) provides the sound.



 Examples:
none applicable

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary

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