Meaning of 仅

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(Trad.: 僅)
Pinyin: jǐn
English Definition: barely; only; merely
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 4; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
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Example Words
不仅 jǐn not only (this one); not just (...) but also
仅仅 jǐn jǐn barely; only; merely; only (this and nothing more)
绝无仅有 jué jǐn yǒu one and only (idiom); rarely seen; unique of its kind
硕果仅存 shuò guǒ jǐn cún only remaining of the great (idiom); one of the few greats extant
不仅如此 jǐn not only that, but ...
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Example Sentences
She is not only beautiful but also very clever
Listening attentively is not just for the purpose of exams.
You can't make a judgement based on first impressions.
She can not only act, but also sing and dance.
Examination is not just a test of knowledge.