Meaning of 金

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Pinyin: jīn
English Definition: gold; chemical element Au; generic term for lustrous and ductile metals; money; golden; highly respected; one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictographic: A cast-iron bell
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • Overlaid
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Example Words:
奖金 [ jiǎng jīn ]: premium; award money; bonus
现金 [ xiàn jīn ]: cash
资金 [ jīn ]: funds; funding; capital
金属 [ jīn shǔ ]: metal; Classifiers:
黄金 [ huáng jīn ]: gold; golden (opportunity); prime (time)
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