Meaning of 浸

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Pinyin: jìn
English Definition: to immerse; to soak; to steep; gradually
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
沉浸 chén jìn to soak; to permeate; to immerse
浸泡 jìn pào to steep; to soak; to immerse
浸润 jìn rùn to permeate; to percolate; fig. to saturate (with emotion)
浸透 jìn tòu to soak; to saturate; to drench; to permeate
浸湿 jìn shī to soak; to saturate
More: 浸* | *浸 | *浸*
Example Sentences
Then we could go dip ourselves in any color we wanted.
"If you dipped yourself in all of them, you' d end up a disgusting brown, " I informed her.
Over time, a discovery was made that by rolling the fish in rice that had been soaked in vinegar the fish was fermented in a matter of days rather than months.
She soaked bread in milk.
I saw his head immerge into water.