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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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1 jìnjin4near; close to; approximately
2近代 jìn dàijin4 dai4the not-very-distant past; modern times, excluding recent decades; (in the context of Chinese history) the period from the Opium Wars until the May 4th Movement (mid-19th century to 1919); capitalist times (pre-1949)
3近年来 近年來 jìn nián láijin4 nian2 lai2for the past few years
4近似 jìn jin4 si4similar; about the same as; approximately; approximation
5近来 近來 jìn láijin4 lai2recently; lately
6近年 jìn niánjin4 nian2recent year(s)
7近日 jìn jin4 ri4in the past few days; recently; in the last few days
8近乎 jìn hujin4 hu5close to; intimate
9近期 jìn jin4 qi1near in time; in the near future; very soon; recent
10近海 jìn hǎijin4 hai3coastal waters; offshore
11近代史 jìn dài shǐjin4 dai4 shi3modern history (for China, from the Opium Wars until the fall of the Qing Dynasty, i.e. mid-19th to early 20th century)
12近亲 近親 jìn qīnjin4 qin1close relative; near relation
13近场通信 近場通信 jìn chǎng tōng xìnjin4 chang3 tong1 xin4(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
14近场通讯 近場通訊 jìn chǎng tōng xùnjin4 chang3 tong1 xun4(Tw) (computing) near-field communication (NFC)
15近臣 jìn chénjin4 chen2member of a monarch's inner ministerial circle (old)
16近处 近處 jìn chùjin4 chu4nearby
17近打 jìn Jin4 da3Kinta valley and river in Perak, Malaysia
18近打河 jìn Jin4 da3 He2Kinta River in Perak, Malaysia
19近道 jìn dàojin4 dao4shortcut; a quicker method
20近地点 近地點 jìn diǎnjin4 di4 dian3apsis; perigee
21近地轨道 近地軌道 jìn guǐ dàojin4 di4 gui3 dao4low Earth orbit (LEO)
22近地天体 近地天體 jìn tiān jin4 di4 tian1 ti3near-Earth object (NEO)
23近东 近東 jìn dōngJin4 Dong1Near East
24近端胞浆 近端胞漿 jìn duān bāo jiāngjin4 duan1 bao1 jiang1proximal cytoplasm
25近古 jìn jin4 gu3near ancient history (often taken to mean Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing times)
26近光灯 近光燈 jìn guāng dēngjin4 guang1 deng1low beam (headlights)
27近乎同步 jìn tóng jin4 hu1 tong2 bu4plesiochronous
28近畿地方 jìn fāngJin4 ji1 di4 fang1Kinki chihō, region of Japan around the old capital Kyōto, including Kyōto prefecture 京都府
29近几年 近幾年 jìn niánjin4 ji3 nian2in recent years
30近郊 jìn jiāojin4 jiao1suburbs; outskirts
31近郊区 近郊區 jìn jiāo jin4 jiao1 qu1suburbs; city outskirts
32近距离 近距離 jìn jin4 ju4 li2close range
33近距离无线通讯 近距離無線通訊 jìn xiàn tōng xùnjin4 ju4 li2 wu2 xian4 tong1 xun4(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
34近况 近況 jìn kuàngjin4 kuang4recent developments; current situation
35近邻 近鄰 jìn línjin4 lin2close neighbor
36近零 jìn língjin4 ling2to approach zero (in calculus)
37近路 jìn jin4 lu4shortcut
38近墨则黑 近墨則黑 jìn hēijin4 mo4 ze2 hei1one takes on the color of one's company (idiom)
39近墨者黑 jìn zhě hēijin4 mo4 zhe3 hei1proximity to pitch makes you black (idiom, from Ouyang Xiu 欧阳修 ); different environments provide different influence.; Nurture determines a person's character.
40近前 jìn qiánjin4 qian2to come close; to get near to; front
41近亲繁殖 近親繁殖 jìn qīn fán zhíjin4 qin1 fan2 zhi2inbreeding
42近亲交配 近親交配 jìn qīn jiāo pèijin4 qin1 jiao1 pei4inbreeding
43近顷 近頃 jìn qǐngjin4 qing3recently; of late
44近人 jìn rénjin4 ren2contemporary; modern person; close friend; associate; intimate
45近日点 近日點 jìn diǎnjin4 ri4 dian3perihelion, the nearest point of a planet in elliptic orbit to the sun; lower apsis
46近视 近視 jìn shìjin4 shi4shortsighted; nearsighted; myopia
47近水楼台 近水樓臺 jìn shuǐ lóu táijin4 shui3 lou2 tai2lit. a pavilion near the water (idiom); fig. using one's proximity to the powerful to obtain favor
48近水楼台先得月 近水樓臺先得月 jìn shuǐ lóu tái xiān yuèjin4 shui3 lou2 tai2 xian1 de2 yue4the pavilion closest to the water enjoys moonlight first (idiom); to benefit from intimacy with an influential person
49近似等级 近似等級 jìn děng jin4 si4 deng3 ji2order of approximation
50近似解 jìn jiějin4 si4 jie3approximate solution
51近似系统 近似系統 jìn tǒngjin4 si4 xi4 tong3approximative system
52近藤 jìn téngJin4 teng2Kondō (Japanese surname)
53近卫文麿 近衛文麿 jìn wèi wén Jin4 wei4 Wen2 mo3Prince KONOE Fumimaro (1891-), Japanese nobleman and militarist politician, prime minister 1937-1939 and 1940-1941
54近现代史 近現代史 jìn xiàn dài shǐjin4 xian4 dai4 shi3modern history and contemporary history
55近义词 近義詞 jìn jin4 yi4 ci2synonym; close equivalent expression
56近因 jìn yīnjin4 yin1immediate cause; proximate cause
57近悦远来 近悅遠來 jìn yuè yuǎn láijin4 yue4 yuan3 lai2to satisfy people near and far (idiom)
58近在眉睫 jìn zài méi jiéjin4 zai4 mei2 jie2as if right before one's eyes (idiom)
59近在眼前 jìn zài yǎn qiánjin4 zai4 yan3 qian2right under one's nose; right in front of one's eyes; close at hand; imminent
60近在咫尺 jìn zài zhǐ chǐjin4 zai4 zhi3 chi3to be almost within reach; to be close at hand
61近照 jìn zhàojin4 zhao4recent photo
62近朱近墨 jìn zhū jìn jin4 zhu1 jin4 mo4one is judged by the company one keeps (idiom)
63近朱者赤,近墨者黑 jìn zhū zhě chì , jìn zhě hēijin4 zhu1 zhe3 chi4 , jin4 mo4 zhe3 hei1those who handle cinnabar are stained red; those who work with ink are stained black (idiom); you are the product of your environment

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