Definition of (ぎん)

ぎん

ぎん

gin

noun, no-adjective
1.
silver (Ag)
noun
2.
silver coin, money
3.
silver medal
noun, no-adjective
4.
silver colour, silver color
noun
5.
bank(abbreviation)(only relevant for ぎん)
See also:米銀
6.
silver general(abbreviation, shogi term)(only relevant for ぎん)
Other readings:
【しろがね】
【しろかね】[2]
白銀【しろがね】
白銀【しろかね】[2]
白金【しろがね】[1]
白金【しろかね】[1][2]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage
  2. out-dated or obsolete kana usage
Related Kanji
silver
white
gold
Example sentences(showing 13 results)

こうざん
鉱山
しょゆう
所有
ひと
ぎん
I buy my silver from a man who has a mine on his property

ゆうべん
雄弁
ぎん
ちんもく
沈黙
きん
Speech is silver, silence is golden

Formerly, a book was worth its weight in silver, if not in gold

きん
ぎん
おも
重い
Gold is heavier than silver

きん
ぎん
ゆび
指輪
ほう
I prefer silver rings to gold ones

Once gold was less valuable than silver in Japan

どう
ぎん
きんぞく
金属
Copper and silver are both metals

べんぜつ
弁舌
ぎん
ちんもく
沈黙
きん
Speech is silver, silence is golden

おとうと
ぎん
しょっき
食器
るい
みが
磨いた
My brother polished the silver

Every cloud has a silver lining

Can you distinguish silver from tin

I collect silver tea spoons

I have a collection of silver tea spoons from all over the world