Japanese Word Entry

Kana:きん
Definitions:
  1. gold (Au), golden (color), gold (medal, cup)

  2. valuable, of highest value

  3. money, gold coin

  4. Friday

  5. metal (fourth of the five elements)

  6. Jin dynasty (China, 1115-1234), Chin dynasty, Jurchen dynasty

  7. gold general

  8. testicles

  9. karat, carat


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Chinese characters used in this word

gold, metals in general, money
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄣ (jīn), ㄐㄧㄣˋ (jìn)
Cantonese: gam1
Japanese: キン、 コン、 ゴン / かね、 かな-、 -がね
Korean: 김, 금
Vietnamese: kim