jīn
char. gold; golden; money; metal percussion instruments; precious, excellent
Other meanings
[jīn]   n. Jin (a family name); Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)
[jīn]   n. (TCM) metal
[jīn]   radical. metal
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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jīn yú
n. goldfish
jīn shǔ
n. metal
měi jīn
n. US dollar
jīn fà
n. blond hair
shī yè jīn
n. unemployment (insurance) compensation
jīn kǒu yù yán
idiom. good saying, good counsel
jīn gǔ qí míng
idiom. the sound of gongs and drums arose