jīn ferry crossing; ford

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85]

Note

Combines 'water' and 'pole' (a hand holding a pole) and so gives idea of a ferryman punting across a river
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses shuǐ component: bō (wave) fǎ (law) gǎng (harbor) hǎi (sea) hàn (perspiration) hàn (chinese) hé (river) hóng (flood) hú (lake) huó (to live) jì (to cross a river) jiāng (river) jiǔ (wine) mǎn (to fill) méi (have not) pào (bubble) qì (steam) qiǎn (shallow) qīng (clear) shè (to wade) xǐ (to wash) yǎn (to develop) yú (fishing) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) zhōu (region)

Sounds same

jīn (metal) jīn (modern) jīn (axe) jīn (scarf) jīn (metal)

Different tone

jìn (near) jìn jìn (to advance) jìn (to prohibit)

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