Meaning of 筋

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Pinyin: jīn
English Definition: muscle; tendon; veins visible under the skin; sth resembling tendons or veins (e.g. fiber in a vegetable)
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Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Bamboo-like tendons in the chest
Character Formation:
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Example Words
脑筋 nǎo jīn brains; mind; head; way of thinking
钢筋 gāng jīn steel reinforcing bar
动脑筋 dòng nǎo jīn to use one's brains; to think
筋骨 jīn muscles and bones; physique; strength; courage
青筋 qīng jīn veins; blue veins
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