jìn near

Made up of [ chuò walking radical 162, jīn axe; measure of weight; kati radical 69]
Number of strokes: 7

Related characters


Also uses chuò component: biān (side) dào (road) guò (past) hái (still) jìn (to advance) liáo (distant) mí (riddle) mí (to bewilder) tōng (open) yíng (welcome) yuǎn (far) yùn (to move) zhè (this)
Also uses jīn component: tīng (to listen) xīn (new)

Sounds same

jìn jìn (to advance) jìn (to prohibit)

Different tone

jīn (ferry crossing) jīn (metal) jīn (modern) jīn (axe) jīn (scarf) jīn (metal)

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Pronunciation

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People

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Proverbs

近朱者赤,近墨者黑 jìn zhū zhě chì, jìn mò zhě hēi Taking on the color of the company kept. Adapt to surroundings
远水救不了近火 yuǎn shuǐ jiǔ bù liaǒ huǒ There is no point in waiting for far off help. Get to it and solve the problem now

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