yīn yin


Alternative traditional form of character:

Sounds same

yīn (sound)

Different tone

yǐn (to drink) yǐn ('long stride')

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴 yī cùn guāng yīn yī cùn jīn, cùn jīn nán mǎi cùn guāng yīn Money spent can be earned again, but time lost is lost for good

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