Meaning of 锦

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(Trad.: 錦)
Pinyin: jǐn
English Definition: brocade; embroidered work; bright
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Ideographic: Silk inlaid with gold ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ ] silk, fabric; wealth, property
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Example Words
锦标赛 jǐn biāo sài championship contest; championships
锦绣 jǐn xiù beautiful
锦上添花 jǐn shàng tiān huā lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate sth already perfect; gilding the lily
花团锦簇 huā tuán jǐn brightly colored decorations (idiom); splendid
集锦 jǐn best of the best; collection of the best (of sth)
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