Meaning of 劲

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
(Trad.: 勁)
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strength) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 劲
  • Pinyin: jìn

    English Definition: strength; energy; enthusiasm; spirit; mood; expression; interest; Classifiers: ; Taiwan pr. [jing4]
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    使劲 shǐ jìn to exert all one's strength
    劲头 jìn tóu enthusiasm; zeal; vigor; strength
    干劲 gàn jìn enthusiasm for doing sth
    起劲 jìn vigorously; energetically; enthusiastically
    没劲 méi jìn to have no strength; to feel weak; exhausted; feeling listless; boring; of no interest
    More: 劲* | *劲 | *劲*
  • Pinyin: jìng

    English Definition: stalwart; sturdy; strong; powerful
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    强劲 qiáng jìng strong; powerful; robust
    劲敌 jìng formidable opponent
    刚劲 gāng jìng bold; vigorous
    劲射 jìng shè power shot (e.g. in soccer)
    疾风劲草 fēng jìng cǎo the storm put strong grass to the test (idiom); fig. troubled times test a faithful minister; to show one's true colors after a stern test
    More: 劲* | *劲 | *劲*
Example Sentences