Meaning of 秦

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Pinyin: qín
English Definition: surname Qin; Qin dynasty (221-207 BC) of the first emperor 秦始皇
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
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先秦 xiān qín pre-Qin, Chinese history up to the foundation of the Qin imperial dynasty in 221 BC
秦腔 qín qiāng Qinqiang, an opera style popular in northwest China, possibly originating in Ming dynasty folk music; Shaanxi opera
后秦 hòu qín Later Qin of the Sixteen Kingdoms (384-417)
前秦 qián qín Former Qin of the Sixteen Kingdoms (351-395)
朝秦暮楚 zhāo qín chǔ serve Qin in the morning Chu in the evening (idiom); quick to switch sides
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Example Sentences
But what about the advice that the likes of Mr Qing needs as he struggles with his clattering plough - who helps supply that?
"We think America has a lot of beautiful culture, " Qin said. "You have football and Broadway shows.
Now Chin's team have created 256 blank four-letter codons that can be assigned to amino acids that don't even exist yet.
During the Spring and Autumn Period, there was a man in the State of Qin whose name was Sun Yang.
Jason Chin at the University of Cambridge and his colleagues have now redesigned the cell's machinery so that it reads the genetic code in quadruplets.