jīn metal

Number of strokes 5


Index 167 used in: qián (money) ; zhōng (clock) ; zuān (to drill) ; pù (store)

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Sounds same

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

Different tone

jìn (near) jìn jìn (to advance)
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
Fish for good fortune

Fish for good fortune


Fish ( ) have been a frequently used symbol for good fortune for centuries. This is because means ?surplus; abundance? and so a picture of a fish is a wish for prosperity. They are often eaten at Chinese New Year partly as a symbol for a wish for abundance in the coming year.
double happiness

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