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Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
jin2 zin2 scissors / shears / clippers / to cut with scissors / to trim / to wipe out or exterminate / surname jian

Common Chinese Words Using 剪

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
 
jin2 dou1 zin2 dou1 scissors
 
jin2 choi2 zin2 coi2 to cut the ribbon (at a launching or opening ceremony)
 
jin2 ji2 zin2 zi2 clippers / scissors / shears
 
sau1 jin2 sau1 zin2 to prune / to trim
 
jin2 dyun6, tyun5 zin2 dyun6, tyun5 to cut / to snip
 
choi4 jin2 coi4 zin2 to cut out
 
jin2 choi4 zin2 coi4 to tailor (clothes) / to trim (expenditure)

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