yīn yin

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170, yuè moon; month radical 74]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 6 strokes.
The north or shady side of a hill, combination of 'moon' and 'mound'.

Related characters

Also uses component: á (what?) fáng (to protect) (border) líng (mound) suí (Sui) xiǎn (danger) yáng (yang) yuàn (courtyard) (to hinder)
Also uses yuè component: dǎn (the gall) (clothes) gān (liver) (lake) (beard) jiāo (to glue) míng (bright) néng (to be able to) péng (friend) péng (friend) (phase) qián (front) qīng (green) sàn (to scatter) shèng (victory) suí (Sui) yǒu (have) zhāo (dynasty)

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yīn (sound)

Different tone

yín (silver) yǐn (to drink) yǐn ('long stride')

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一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴 yī cùn guāng yīn yī cùn jīn, cùn jīn nán mǎi cùn guāng yīn An inch of time is an inch of gold, but an inch of time cannot be purchased by an inch of gold.