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金 is an 8 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as jīn in the first tone.

It is made up of the components (entire) and (eight).

  • ㄐㄧㄣ



    • ㄑㄩㄢ ˊ



    • ㄅㄚ


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Every king under his roof has 8 types of money
by PZ

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“Guess how much <money> this ENTIRE bag of [jean]s cost?” Laura asks. "EIGHT dollars!"
by vms5q

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Resembles objects that can be made from GOLD, such as arrowheads (人), an axe (王) and two GOLDEN ingots (丷).
by Prismcool

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Definitions for 金 pronounced as jīn

  • surname Jin
  • surname Kim (Korean)
  • Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
  • gold
  • chemical element Au
  • generic term for lustrous and ductile metals
  • money
  • golden
  • highly respected
  • one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]


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