from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The name of four Chinese dynasties, including Western Jin (A.D. 265-316), Eastern Jin (317-420), Later Jin (936-946), and Jin (1115-1234).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Chinese dynasty and empire of Jin (晉) - Jin Dynasty (265–420)
- proper n. The Chinese feudal state of Jin (晉) (11th century BCE–376 BCE), a state of the Zhou Dynasty in northern China
- proper n. The Chinese dynasty and empire of Jin (金)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See jinnee.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tall pole used in connection with rope and tackle to raise heavy objects.
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The Mohammedans, while they recognize God, are also “taught by the Koran to believe the existence of an intermediate order of creatures, which they call Jin, or genii;” some of which are supposed to be good and others bad, and capable of communicating with men, and rewarding or punishing them.
Growing up, they form a club which they call Jin Wu Men with new friends Xiao Zhang (Shi Yao), Yang Yaowu
"Jin" is another way to read the character hito, the more popular way to say "person." gasagasagirl on August 09, 2006 in Naomi Hirahara | Permalink
Others, such as Chinese artist Han Bing and photographer Xuanmin Jin, created Moleskine notebooks that acted as scrapbooks of their work.
Like Rachel Kalama in Moloka'i, Jin is a fictional creation, but is inspired by any number of actual women who emigrated to Hawai'i between 1903 and
Your protagonist, Jin, is a young Korean woman who comes to Hawai'i as a
Instead of the prosperous young husband and the chance at an education she has been promised, Jin is quickly married off to a poor, embittered laborer who takes his disappointments out on his new wife, forcing her to make her own way in a strange land.
Also, it almost goes without saying, but even though I've fallen out of recent KAT-TUN news, Akanishi Jin is still smoking and I would hit it like both fists of an angry goddess.
Liu Xia was allowed to see her husband Sunday afternoon inside the prison in Jin Zhou City, where he is serving an 11-year sentence for subversion.
But relatives suggest it could take place inside the prison in Jin Zhou City, where he is serving an 11-year sentence for subversion.