Ying, ancient capital of Chu 楚 in Hubei, Jianling county 江陵縣|江陵县

strokes 9
strokes after radical 7
郢书燕说 郢書燕說 ying3 shu1 yan1 shuo1
lit. Ying writes a letter and Yan reads it; fig. to misinterpret the original meaning; to pile up errors; refers to the letter from capital 郢 of 楚 in which the inadvertent words "hold up the candle" are mistaken by the minister of 燕 as "promote the wise"