jing

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See also: Jing, jīng, jǐng, and jìng

Central Melanau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English zink, from German Zink, from Zinken.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

jing

  1. Alternative form of zink

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jing

  1. Nonstandard spelling of jīng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of jǐng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of jìng.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.