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Pronunciation : jìn
Meaning :
  1. near. (adj)
  2. close. (adj)
  3. close to. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 7
Traditional :
Usage : 30.5%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
近来
jìn lái
: recently
2.
近期
jìn qī
: in the near future
3.
附近
fù jìn
: nearby; neighboring
4.
接近
jiē jìn
: approach
5.
靠近
kào jìn
: near; close to; approach
6.
邻近
lín jìn
: close to; near; adjacent to
7.
亲近
qīn jìn
: be close to
8.
最近
zuì jìn
: recently; lately
Sentences:
1. The two universities are very near one another.
zhè liǎng suǒ xué de hěn jìn
: this
: two
: measure word
大学 : university
: be far away from
: used after a verb or an adjective to express possibility or capability
: very
: near
2. He has had to work late recently.
zuì jìn lǎo shì jiā bān
: he
最近 : recently
老是 : always; all the time; would
加班 : work overtime
3. Have you been well?
jìn lái hái hǎo ma ?
近来 : recently
还好 : not bad; so-so
: question tag
4. Keep away from the dog.
bié kào jìn zhī gǒu
: don’t
靠近 : near; close to
: that
: measure word
: dog
5. A new supermarket has just opened near my home.
jiā jìn xīn kāi le jiā chāo shì chǎng
: my
: house
附近 : nearby
: new
: open
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: one
: measure word
超级市场 : supermarket
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2 thoughts on “近”

  1. Hi Min Min – thank you for this great site! I thought I saw somewhere that you made the practice sheet (with squares) available for download?

    Thanks again for this great site!

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