Meaning of 精

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Pinyin: jīng
English Definition: essence; extract; vitality; energy; semen; sperm; mythical goblin spirit; highly perfected; elite; the pick of sth; proficient (refined ability); extremely (fine); selected rice (archaic)
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ qīng ] nature's color; blue, green, black; young
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Example Words:
精神 [ jīng shén ]: spirit; mind; consciousness; thought; mental; psychological; essence; gist; Classifiers:
精神文明 [ jīng shén wén míng ]: spiritual culture
精心 [ jīng xīn ]: with utmost care; fine; meticulous; detailed
精力 [ jīng ]: energy
精品 [ jīng pǐn ]: quality goods; premium product; fine work (of art)
More: 精* | *精 | *精*
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