Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. jīn noun a towel / a cloth / headcovering / a scarf worn over the head
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Clothing 服装
  2. jīn noun Kangxi radical 50
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)

Contained in


Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《巾部》 Jīn Radical 85
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十  志第三十:  輿服三 Volume 80 Treatises 33: Carriages and Clothes 3 65
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十一 志第二十二: 儀衞上 常朝儀衛內外立仗、常行儀衛行仗 法駕黃麾仗 Volume 41 Treatises 22: Ceremonial Guards 1 - Inner and Outer Armed Guards of Honor in Regular Court Assemblies; Marching Armed Guards; Armed Imperial Command Carriage 30
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十七 志第四十三 輿服三 Volume 67 Treatises 43: Carriages and Clothing 3 28
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 26
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十五 志第二十五: 輿服 Volume 45 Treatises 25: Carriages and Clothes 26
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十二 志第二十三: 儀衞下 大駕鹵簿 皇太后皇后鹵簿 皇太子鹵簿 親王傔從 諸妃嬪導從 百官儀從 Volume 42 Treatises 23: Ceremonial Guards 2 - Guards for the Emperor, Guards for the Empress Dowager, Guards for the Crown Prince, Attendants for Princes, Guides for Imperial Concubines, Ceremonial Attendants for Officials 21
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十     志第十    禮樂十 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites and Music 10 17
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十八 志第二十八:  輿服一 Volume 78 Treatises 31: Carriages and Clothes 1 17
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十八 志第一百〇一 儀衞六 Volume 148 Treatises 101: Ceremonial Guards 6 16


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
巾车 巾車 巾車脂轄 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 11
执巾 執巾 寡君之使婢子侍執巾櫛 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 7
巾弦 巾弦 巾弦 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二十二 郡國四 青州 荊州 揚州 Volume 112: Commanderies and States Part Three 5
疏巾 疏巾 疏巾 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十下 文苑列傳 Volume 80b: Biographies of Writers 2 5
授巾 授巾 盥卒授巾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 5
巾栉 巾櫛 寡君之使婢子侍執巾櫛 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
絮巾 絮巾 皇后得以作絮巾 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第四 禮儀上 合朔 立春 五供 上陵 冠 夕牲 耕 高禖 養老 先蠶 祓禊 Volume 94: Etiquette Part One 4
作巾 作巾 黃帝作巾機之法 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十三 朱樂何列傳 Volume 43: Biographies of Zhu, Yue, He 4
用巾 用巾 挋用巾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 4
青巾 青巾 初置青巾左校尉官 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一下 光武帝紀 Volume 1b: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 4