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)

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Sounds same

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

Different tone

jìn (near) jìn jìn (to advance)

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Chinese Language

Such an ancient language as Chinese has inevitably gathered very many characters and words that have histories going back hundred of years - far longer than any other currently spoken language. However the structure of Chinese language is quite easy to pick up and continues to be a source of fascination.
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shàng still; yet; to value

Made up of [ xiǎo small; young radical 42, jiōng covering box radical 13, kǒu mouth radical 30]
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