jing

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See also: Jing, jīng, jǐng, and jìng

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Chinese

Noun[edit]

jing ‎(uncountable)

  1. According to traditional Chinese medicine, a dense essence stored in the kidneys that is the material basis for the physical body. It is yin in nature.

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.