jīn scarf; towel

Note

Picture of a small piece of cloth hanging down
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 50 used in: cháng (always) ; shì (market) ; mào (hat)

< Previous radical 49 Next radical 51 gàn >

Sounds same

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

Different tone

jìn (near) jìn jìn (to advance)

< Previous jīn Next jīn >

Chinese proverb

Proverb

,柴烧
Liú dé qīng shān zài, bù pà méi chái shāo [liu de qing shan zai, bu pa mei chai shao]
remain get green mountain exist, no fear have no firewood
So long as the green mountains are preserved, there will be no shortage of firewood
Do not despair, there is plenty of time and opportunity
Everything comes to him who waits

Chinese Cuisine

A fine Chinese meal is a carefully balanced mixtures of flavors, textures, colors and food types. Although Western fast food has made major inroads in the cities there is still a great appreciation as food as one of the finer pleasures in life. Etiquette at formal banquets is important for visitors to understand before visiting China. Each region in China has its own variations with regional specialities, the cuisine in Guangdong is very different from that of Gansu.
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