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Meaning of 银

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(Trad.: 銀)
Pinyin: yín
English Definition: silver; silver-colored; relating to money or currency
Chinese Definition:
①一种金属元素,可以制货币和器皿、电子设备、感光材料、装饰品等:银子。银杯。银牌。
②旧时用银铸成块的一种货币:银币。银锭。银洋。银钱。银圆(亦作“银元”)。银号(规模较大的钱庄)。银行(háng)。银票。
③像银的颜色:银白。银发。银河(亦称“天河”、“银汉”)。银样镴枪头(喻表面还不错,实际上不中用,好像颜色如银子的锡镴枪头一样)。
④古同“垠”,边。
⑤姓氏。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (money) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
银行 yín háng bank; Classifiers:
银川 yín chuān Yinchuan city, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region 宁夏回族自治区
银牌 yín pái silver medal; Classifiers:
银幕 yín movie screen
银杏 yín xìng ginkgo (tree with fan-shaped leaves and yellow seeds); maidenhair tree
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