lìn

lìn adjective stingy / miserly / parsimonious
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: (Unihan '吝')

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  • 悭吝(慳吝) stingy / miserly
  • 吝啬(吝嗇) stingy / mean / miserly
  • 吝惜 to stint / to be miserly
  • 鄙吝 vulgar / stingy / miserly / mean
  • 吝啬鬼(吝嗇鬼) miser / penny-pincher
  • 不吝 not to stint / to be generous (with praise etc) / to be prepared to (pay a fee, give of one's time etc)
  • 不吝珠玉 do not begrudge gems of wisdom / Please give me your frank opinion. / Your criticism will be most valuable.

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