jīn metal


Number of strokes: 5

Radical

Index 167 used in: used in: guō (pot) ; pù (store) ; qián (money) ; tiě (arms) ; yín (silver) ; zhōng (clock) ; zuān (to drill)

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Sounds same

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

Different tone

jìn (near) jìn jìn (to advance) jìn (to prohibit)
Full character form of this simplified radical: jīn

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stroke order for 钅
Stroke order for character 钅, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Zhòng kǒu nán tiáo [zhong kou nan tiao]
many mouth difficult mix
Difficult to make a meal to suit everyone
You can't please everyone all the time. Everyone has different tastes
One man's meat is another man's poison

Chinese planets

The traditional names for the planets in China associate the five planets visible to the naked eye to the five elements of traditional Chinese science. So Mercury is the water star; Venus the metal star; Mars the fire star; Jupiter the wood star; and Saturn the earth star.
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