Write 巾(jīn)(a piece of cloth) in Chinese character

巾(jīn)

Origin:

“巾”的本义是“手巾”或“擦抹用布”,又是古代的一种头冠,例如汉末农民起义军头裹黄巾,称为“黄巾

This character’s original meaning was “hand towel” or “rag.” In ancient times, “巾” was a kind of crown. During the end of Eastern Han Dynasty, a peasant uprising army wrapped yellow scarves around their heads, and they were called the “Yellow Turban Army.”

Meaning:

a piece of cloth (as used for a towel, scarf, kerchief, etc.)

Words:

毛巾(máojīn): towel

浴巾(yùjīn): bath towel

围巾(wéijīn): scarf

巾帼英雄(jīnguóyīngxióng): heroine

Sentences:

1、Zuótiān mǎi de máojīn hěn piányi.
昨天买的毛巾很便宜。
The towel I bought yesterday was very cheap.
2、Huā Mùlán shì yíwèi jīnguóyīngxióng.
花木兰是一位巾帼英雄。
Hua Mulan is a heroine.

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