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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Example Sentences
Becoming a "Mosaic" or "Tapestry"
May you have a prosperous and successful year ahead.
The sports section covered the results of the championship.
They missed the opportunity to win the championship.
Although we will be apart, our hearts will always be connected, I wish you all the best and a bright future.