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Main
English Definitionessence; extract; vitality; energy; semen; sperm; mythical goblin spirit; highly perfected; elite; the pick of something; proficient (refined ability); extremely (fine); selected rice (archaic)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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精神jīngshénspirit; mind; consciousness; thought; mental; psychological; essence; gist
精彩jīngcǎiwonderful; marvelous; brilliant
精力jīnglìenergy
精细jīngxìfine; meticulous; careful
精致jīngzhìdelicate; fine; exquisite; refined
Words With Same Tail Word    
酒精jiǔjīngalcohol; ethanol CH3CH2OH; ethyl alcohol; also written 乙醇; grain alcohol
味精wèijīngmonosodium glutamate (MSG)
精益求精jīng yì qiú jīngto perfect something that is already outstanding (idiom); constantly improving
人精rénjīngsophisticate; man with extensive experience; child prodigy; Wunderkind (i.e. brilliant child); spirit within a person (i.e. blood and essential breath 血气 of TCM)
受精shòujīngto receive sperm; fertilized; insemination
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