jīn metal


Number of strokes 5

Radical

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
Chinese proverb

Proverb

滥竽充数
Làn yú chōng shù [lan yu chong shu]
excessive yu pipe supply fate
Passing oneself off as a proficient Yu pipe player
Pretending to be well qualified for a job
Jack of all trades, master of none
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