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1 jìnjin4near; close to; approximately
2最近 zuì jìnzui4 jin4recently; soon; nearest
3接近 jiē jìnjie1 jin4to approach; to get close to
4附近 jìnfu4 jin4(in the) vicinity; nearby; neighboring; next to
5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)
6近年来 近年來 jìn nián láijin4 nian2 lai2for the past few years
7靠近 kào jìnkao4 jin4near; to approach
8近似 jìn jin4 si4similar; about the same as; approximately; approximation
9走近 zǒu jìnzou3 jin4to approach; to draw near to
10近来 近來 jìn láijin4 lai2recently; lately
11相近 xiāng jìnxiang1 jin4close; similar to
12将近 將近 jiāng jìnjiang1 jin4almost; nearly; close to
13近年 jìn niánjin4 nian2recent year(s)
14近日 jìn jin4 ri4in the past few days; recently; in the last few days
15亲近 親近 qīn jìnqin1 jin4intimate; to get close to
16远近 遠近 yuǎn jìnyuan3 jin4far and near; distance
17近乎 jìn hujin4 hu5close to; intimate
18新近 xīn jìnxin1 jin4newly
19逼近 jìnbi1 jin4to press on towards; to close in on; to approach; to draw near
20近期 jìn jin4 qi1near in time; in the near future; very soon; recent
21临近 臨近 lín jìnlin2 jin4neighboring; adjacent; near; vicinity; close to; approaching
22近海 jìn hǎijin4 hai3coastal waters; offshore
23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)
24凑近 湊近 còu jìncou4 jin4to approach; to lean close to
25近亲 近親 jìn qīnjin4 qin1close relative; near relation
26挨近 āi jìnai1 jin4to approach; to get close to; to sneak up on; near to
27安乃近 ān nǎi jìnan1 nai3 jin4analgin (loanword)
28傍近 bàng jìnbang4 jin4to be close to
29北京近郊 běi jīng jìn jiāoBei3 jing1 jin4 jiao1suburb of Beijing
30濒近 瀕近 bīn jìnbin1 jin4on the brink
31不近人情 jìn rén qíngbu4 jin4 ren2 qing2not amenable to reason; unreasonable
32抄近 chāo jìnchao1 jin4to take a shortcut
33抄近路 chāo jìn chao1 jin4 lu4to take a shortcut
34抄近儿 抄近兒 chāo jìn rchao1 jin4 r5erhua variant of 抄近
35丑妻近地家中宝 醜妻近地家中寶 chǒu jìn jiā zhōng bǎochou3 qi1 jin4 di4 jia1 zhong1 bao3an ugly wife is a treasure at home (idiom)
36抵近射击 抵近射擊 jìn shè di3 jin4 she4 ji1point-blank firing (military) (idiom)
37凡近 fán jìnfan2 jin4with little learning
38贵远贱近 貴遠賤近 guì yuǎn jiàn jìngui4 yuan3 jian4 jin4to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)
39好学近乎知,力行近乎仁,知耻近乎勇 好學近乎知,力行近乎仁,知恥近乎勇 hào xué jìn zhī , xíng jìn rén , zhī chǐ jìn yǒnghao4 xue2 jin4 hu1 zhi1 , li4 xing2 jin4 hu1 ren2 , zhi1 chi3 jin4 hu1 yong3to love learning is akin to knowledge, to study diligently is akin to benevolence, to know shame is akin to courage (Confucius)
40几近 幾近 jìnji1 jin4to be on the brink of; to be on the verge of
41几近于零 幾近於零 jìn língji1 jin4 yu2 ling2practically negligible (idiom)
42急功近利 gōng jìn ji2 gong1 jin4 li4seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
43迹近剽窃 跡近剽竊 jìn piāo qièji4 jin4 piao1 qie4verge on plagiarism (idiom)
44假性近视 假性近視 jiǎ xìng jìn shìjia3 xing4 jin4 shi4pseudomyopia
45渐近 漸近 jiàn jìnjian4 jin4approximation
46近场通信 近場通信 jìn chǎng tōng xìnjin4 chang3 tong1 xin4(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
47近场通讯 近場通訊 jìn chǎng tōng xùnjin4 chang3 tong1 xun4(Tw) (computing) near-field communication (NFC)
48近臣 jìn chénjin4 chen2member of a monarch's inner ministerial circle (old)
49近处 近處 jìn chùjin4 chu4nearby
50近打 jìn Jin4 da3Kinta valley and river in Perak, Malaysia
51近打河 jìn Jin4 da3 He2Kinta River in Perak, Malaysia
52近道 jìn dàojin4 dao4shortcut; a quicker method
53近地点 近地點 jìn diǎnjin4 di4 dian3apsis; perigee
54近地轨道 近地軌道 jìn guǐ dàojin4 di4 gui3 dao4low Earth orbit (LEO)
55近地天体 近地天體 jìn tiān jin4 di4 tian1 ti3near-Earth object (NEO)
56近东 近東 jìn dōngJin4 Dong1Near East
57近端胞浆 近端胞漿 jìn duān bāo jiāngjin4 duan1 bao1 jiang1proximal cytoplasm
58近古 jìn jin4 gu3near ancient history (often taken to mean Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing times)
59近光灯 近光燈 jìn guāng dēngjin4 guang1 deng1low beam (headlights)
60近乎同步 jìn tóng jin4 hu1 tong2 bu4plesiochronous
61近畿地方 jìn fāngJin4 ji1 di4 fang1Kinki chihō, region of Japan around the old capital Kyōto, including Kyōto prefecture 京都府
62近几年 近幾年 jìn niánjin4 ji3 nian2in recent years
63近郊 jìn jiāojin4 jiao1suburbs; outskirts
64近郊区 近郊區 jìn jiāo jin4 jiao1 qu1suburbs; city outskirts
65近距离 近距離 jìn jin4 ju4 li2close range
66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)
67近况 近況 jìn kuàngjin4 kuang4recent developments; current situation
68近邻 近鄰 jìn línjin4 lin2close neighbor
69近零 jìn língjin4 ling2to approach zero (in calculus)
70近路 jìn jin4 lu4shortcut
71近墨则黑 近墨則黑 jìn hēijin4 mo4 ze2 hei1one takes on the color of one's company (idiom)
72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.
73近前 jìn qiánjin4 qian2to come close; to get near to; front
74近亲繁殖 近親繁殖 jìn qīn fán zhíjin4 qin1 fan2 zhi2inbreeding
75近亲交配 近親交配 jìn qīn jiāo pèijin4 qin1 jiao1 pei4inbreeding
76近顷 近頃 jìn qǐngjin4 qing3recently; of late
77近人 jìn rénjin4 ren2contemporary; modern person; close friend; associate; intimate
78近日点 近日點 jìn diǎnjin4 ri4 dian3perihelion, the nearest point of a planet in elliptic orbit to the sun; lower apsis
79近视 近視 jìn shìjin4 shi4shortsighted; nearsighted; myopia
80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
81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
82近似等级 近似等級 jìn děng jin4 si4 deng3 ji2order of approximation
83近似解 jìn jiějin4 si4 jie3approximate solution
84近似系统 近似系統 jìn tǒngjin4 si4 xi4 tong3approximative system
85近藤 jìn téngJin4 teng2Kondō (Japanese surname)
86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
87近现代史 近現代史 jìn xiàn dài shǐjin4 xian4 dai4 shi3modern history and contemporary history
88近义词 近義詞 jìn jin4 yi4 ci2synonym; close equivalent expression
89近因 jìn yīnjin4 yin1immediate cause; proximate cause
90近悦远来 近悅遠來 jìn yuè yuǎn láijin4 yue4 yuan3 lai2to satisfy people near and far (idiom)
91近在眉睫 jìn zài méi jiéjin4 zai4 mei2 jie2as if right before one's eyes (idiom)
92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
93近在咫尺 jìn zài zhǐ chǐjin4 zai4 zhi3 chi3to be almost within reach; to be close at hand
94近照 jìn zhàojin4 zhao4recent photo
95近朱近墨 jìn zhū jìn jin4 zhu1 jin4 mo4one is judged by the company one keeps (idiom)
96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
97就近 jiù jìnjiu4 jin4nearby; in a close neighborhood
98难于接近 難於接近 nán jiē jìnnan2 yu2 jie1 jin4(of people) difficult to approach; inaccessible
99能近取譬 néng jìn neng2 jin4 qu3 pi4to put oneself in another's place (idiom)
100年近花甲 nián jìn huā jiǎnian2 jin4 hua1 jia3to be close to sixty years of age (idiom)
101年近岁迫 年近歲迫 nián jìn suì nian2 jin4 sui4 po4coming to the end of the year (idiom)
102平易近人 píng jìn rénping2 yi4 jin4 ren2amiable and approachable (idiom); easy-going; modest and unassuming; (of writing) plain and simple; easy to understand
103迫近 jìnpo4 jin4to approach; to press in
104钱多事少离家近 錢多事少離家近 qián duō shì shǎo jiā jìnqian2 duo1 shi4 shao3 li2 jia1 jin4lots of money, less work, and close to home; ideal job
105浅近 淺近 qiǎn jìnqian3 jin4simple
106浅希近求 淺希近求 qiǎn jìn qiúqian3 xi1 jin4 qiu2to aim low; to aim to get by; without lofty ambition
107切近 qiè jìnqie4 jin4very close; touching; very appropriate
108趋近 趨近 jìnqu1 jin4to approach (a numerical value); to converge to a limit (in calculus); convergence
109人无远虑,必有近忧 人無遠慮,必有近憂 rén yuǎn , yǒu jìn yōuren2 wu2 yuan3 lu:4 , bi4 you3 jin4 you1He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects).; Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
110舍近求远 捨近求遠 shě jìn qiú yuǎnshe3 jin4 qiu2 yuan3to seek greener pastures; to lack common sense (idiom)
111四近 jìnsi4 jin4nearby
112套近乎 tào jìn tao4 jin4 hu1to worm one's way into being friends with sb (usually derogatory)
113贴近 貼近 tiē jìntie1 jin4to press close to; to snuggle close; intimate
114晚近 wǎn jìnwan3 jin4old variant of 晚近 ; most recent in the past; recent; late; recently
115习近平 習近平 jìn píngXi2 Jin4 ping2Xi Jinping (1953-), PRC politician, General Secretary of the CPC from 2012, president of the PRC from 2013
116谑近于虐 謔近於虐 xuè jìn nüèxue4 jin4 yu2 nu:e4to make cutting jokes (idiom)
117言近旨远 言近旨遠 yán jìn zhǐ yuǎnyan2 jin4 zhi3 yuan3simple words with a profound meaning (idiom)
118易接近 jiē jìnyi4 jie1 jin4accessible
119远恶近善 遠惡近善 yuǎn è jìn shànyuan3 e4 jin4 shan4to shun evil and adhere to the good (idiom)
120远近兼顾 遠近兼顧 yuǎn jìn jiān yuan3 jin4 jian1 gu4with due attention to both short and long-range targets (idiom)
121远近皆知 遠近皆知 yuǎn jìn jiē zhīyuan3 jin4 jie1 zhi1known far and wide (idiom)
122远近闻名 遠近聞名 yuǎn jìn wén míngyuan3 jin4 wen2 ming2to be known far and wide (idiom)
123远门近枝 遠門近枝 yuǎn mén jìn zhīyuan3 men2 jin4 zhi1near and distant relatives
124远亲不如近邻 遠親不如近鄰 yuǎn qīn jìn línyuan3 qin1 bu4 ru2 jin4 lin2A relative afar is less use than a close neighbor (idiom). Take whatever help is on hand, even from strangers.
125远水不解近渴 遠水不解近渴 yuǎn shuǐ jiě jìn yuan3 shui3 bu4 jie3 jin4 ke3lit. distant water does not cure present thirst; fig. urgent need; a slow remedy does not address immediate needs
126远水不救近火 遠水不救近火 yuǎn shuǐ jiù jìn huǒyuan3 shui3 bu4 jiu4 jin4 huo3see 远水救不了近火
127远水救不了近火 遠水救不了近火 yuǎn shuǐ jiù bu liǎo jìn huǒyuan3 shui3 jiu4 bu5 liao3 jin4 huo3water in a distant place is of little use in putting out a fire right here; (fig.) a slow remedy does not address the current emergency
128在附近 zài jìnzai4 fu4 jin4nearby
129逐次近似 zhú jìn zhu2 ci4 jin4 si4successive approximate values (idiom)
130最近几年 最近幾年 zuì jìn niánzui4 jin4 ji3 nian2the last few years; last several years; recent years
131左近 zuǒ jìnzuo3 jin4near by
132拉近距离 拉近距離 jìn la1 jin4 ju4 li2to bring (people) closer together
133潜近 潛近 qián jìnqian2 jin4to sneak up on

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