Japanese Dictionary Japanese Translation

JLearn.net Online Japanese Dictionary and Study portal

Login / Register
   HomeDictionaryKanji DictionaryKanji by RadicalJLPT StudyStudy ListsReferencesAccountAbout/Donate

English Reference for kin (きん)

Kanji
Kana
きん
kin
Definitions
  1. noun noun (suffix) gold (Au), golden (color), gold (medal, cup)
  2. no-adjective noun valuable, of highest value
  3. noun gold coin, money
  4. abbreviation Friday
  5. metal (fourth of the five elements)
  6. Jin (dynasty of China; 1115-1234 CE)
  7. noun noun (suffix) abbreviation gold general (shogi)
  8. noun abbreviation colloquialism testicles
  9. suffix counter karat, carat
Example sentences
He was wearing a gold necklace and a coat made of bird feathers
The 'gold' yearned for by the Japanese synchronized swimming world was not quite reached
Gold is heavier than silver
He was given a gold watch as a reward
Speech is silver, silence is golden
He admitted that he stole the gold
In American culture, speech is golden
The separation of gold from sand is problematic
Once gold was less valuable than silver in Japan
See Also