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Etymology 1[edit]

즨 ←

짠 →


  1. A Hangul syllabic block made up of , , and .


Etymology 2[edit]

Korean reading of various Chinese characters.



  1. : progression
    (eumhun reading: 나아갈 진 ‎(naagal jin))
  2. : pressing
    (eumhun reading: 진압할 진 ‎(jinaphal jin))
  3. : true
    (eumhun reading: 참 진 ‎(cham jin))
  4. : stirring up
    (eumhun reading: 떨칠 진 ‎(tteolchil jin))
  5. : progression
    (eumhun reading: 나아갈 진 ‎(naagal jin))
  6. : jewel
    (eumhun reading: 보배 진 ‎(bobae jin))
  7. : star
    (eumhun reading: 별 진 ‎(byeol jin))
  8. : ferry
    (eumhun reading: 나루 진 ‎(naru jin))
  9. : bestowal
    (eumhun reading: 베풀 진 ‎(bepul jin))
  10. : diagnosing
    (eumhun reading: 볼 진 ‎(bol jin))
  11. : lightning
    (eumhun reading: 벼락 진 ‎(byeorak jin))
  12. : forming ranks
    (eumhun reading: 진 칠 진 ‎(jin chil jin))
  13. : a kind of rice
    (eumhun reading: 이름 ‎(byeo ireum jin))
  14. : mote
    (eumhun reading: 티끌 진 ‎(tikkeul jin))
  15. : finishing
    (eumhun reading: 다할 진 ‎(dahal jin))
  16. : 수레 튀덕 나무
  17. : jade-like stone
    (eumhun reading: 옥돌 진 ‎(okdol jin))
  18. : beautiful stone
    (eumhun reading: 아름다운 돌 진 ‎(areumdaun dol jin))
  19. : hazel
    (eumhun reading: 개암나무 진 ‎(gaeamnamu jin))
  20. : rescue
    (eumhun reading: 구휼할 진 ‎(guhyulhal jin))
  21. : insertion
    (eumhun reading: 꽂을 진 ‎(kkojeul jin))
  22. : multitude
    (eumhun reading: 많을 진 ‎(maneul jin))
  23. : measles
    (eumhun reading: 홍역 진 ‎(hong-yeok jin))
  24. : wrath
    (eumhun reading: 성낼 진 ‎(seongnael jin))
  25. : glaring
    (eumhun reading: 부릅뜰 진 ‎(bureuptteul jin))
  26. : surprise
    (eumhun reading: 놀랄 진 ‎(nollal jin))
  27. : insertion
    (eumhun reading: 꽂을 진 ‎(kkojeul jin))
  28. : progression
    (eumhun reading: 나아 진 ‎(naa jin))
  29. : eaves
    (eumhun reading: 처마 진 ‎(cheoma jin))
  30. : ending
    (eumhun reading: 다할 진 ‎(dahal jin))
  31. : paddy path
    (eumhun reading: 두렁길 진 ‎(dureonggil jin))
  32. : hemp yarn
    (eumhun reading: 삼실 진 ‎(samsil jin))
  33. : arriving
    (eumhun reading: 이를 진 ‎(ireul jin))
  34. : a kind of chrysanthemum
    (eumhun reading: 더위지기 진 ‎(deowijigi jin))
  35. : unhemmed garments
    (eumhun reading: 홑옷 진 ‎(hotot jin))

Etymology 3[edit]

Hangulization of various English words.



  1. jeans, or jean fabric
  2. gin

Etymology 4[edit]

Determinative form of various Korean verbs and adjectives.


‎(jin) ‎(determiner of 질다)

  1. wet, watery


‎(jin) ‎(past-tense determiner of 지다)

  1. having lost.