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English Definitionmetal
Simplified Script金属
Traditional Script金屬
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄣ ㄕㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gam1suk6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jīngold; chemical element Au; generic term for lustrous and ductile metals; money; golden; highly respected; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音; (Chinese surname); surname Kim (Korean); Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)
shǔcategory; genus (taxonomy); family members; dependents; to belong to; subordinate to; affiliated with; be born in the year of (one of the 12 animals); to be; to prove to be; to constitute

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Words With Same Head Word    
金融jīnróngbanking; finance; financial
金额jīn'ésum of money; monetary value
金钱jīnqiánmoney; currency
金牌jīnpáigold medal
Words With Same Tail Word    
家属jiāshǔfamily member; (family) dependent
所属suǒshǔone's affiliation (i.e. the organization one is affiliated with); subordinate (i.e. those subordinate to oneself); belonging to; affiliated; under one's command
下属xiàshǔsubordinate; underling
附属fùshǔsubsidiary; auxiliary; attached; affiliated; subordinate; subordinating
亲属qīnshǔkin; kindred; relatives
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