Japanese Word Entry

  1. gold (metal)

  2. gold (color)

  3. gold (medal), first place (prize)

  4. something of great value, something golden (e.g. silence)

  5. money, gold coin

  6. sum (of money)

  7. Friday

  8. karat (measure of purity of gold), carat

  9. metal (fourth phase of Wu Xing)

  10. Jin dynasty (of China; 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty

  11. gold general

  12. testicles

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Chinese characters used in this word

gold, metals in general, money, Kangxi radical 167
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄣ (jīn), ㄐㄧㄣˋ (jìn)
Cantonese: gam1
Japanese: キン (kin)、 コン (kon)、 ゴン (gon) / かね (kane)、 かな- (kana-)、 -がね (-gane)
Korean: 김 (gim), 금 (geum)
Vietnamese: kim