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Jin is a toneless pinyin romanization of various Chinese names and words. These have also been romanized as Kin and Chin (Wade–Giles). "Jin" also occurs in Japanese and Korean.

It may refer to:

States

Jìn 晉

  • Jin (Chinese state) (晉國), major state of the Zhou dynasty, existing from the 11th century BC to 376 BC
  • Jin dynasty (266–420) (晉朝), also known as Liang Jin and Sima Jin
  • Jin (Later Tang precursor) (晉國; 907–923), Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Later Jin (Five Dynasties) (後晉; 936–947), Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period

Jīn 金

  • Jin dynasty (1115–1234) (金朝), also known as the Jurchen Jin
  • Later Jin (1616–1636) (後金; 1616–1636), precursor of the Qing dynasty

Others

  • Jin (Korean state) (辰國), precursor of the Jinhan Confederation
  • Balhae (698–713), originally known as Jin (震)

Places

  • Jin Prefecture (Shanxi) (晉州), a former Chinese prefecture centered on present-day Linfen, Shanxi
  • Jin Prefecture (Shaanxi) (金州), a former Chinese efecture centered on present-day Ankang, Shaanxi
  • Jin Prefecture (Hunan) (锦州), a former Chinese prefecture centered on Luyang in present-day Hunan
  • Shanxi, official abbreviation Jin (晋)
  • Tianjin, official abbreviation Jin (津)

Rivers

  • Jin River (锦江, Jǐn Jiāng), a tributary of the Bei River in Guangdong
  • Jin River (锦江, Jǐn Jiāng), a tributary of the Min River in Sichuan
  • Jin River (晋江, Jìn Jiāng), a river in Quanzhou Municipality, Fujian
  • Jin River (靳江, Jìn Jiāng), a tributary of the Xiang River in Hunan

Surnames

  • Jin (Chinese surname), various Chinese surnames
  • Jin (Korean surname), various Korean surnames

Entertainment

  • Jin (manga), a Japanese manga series by Motoka Murakami
    • Jin (TV series), a Japanese television adaptation of the manga
  • "Jin, the Wind Master", an episode of Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Jîn, a 2013 Turkish-German film
  • Jin (film), a upcoming Bangladeshi film

People

  • Jin Horikawa (堀川 仁 , born 1962), Japanese voice actor
  • Jin Yamanoi (山野井 仁 , born 1962), Japanese voice actor
  • Jin Akimoto (born 1971), Japanese mixed martial artist
  • MC Jin (born 1982), Hong Kong American rapper
  • Jin Akanishi (赤西 仁 , born 1984), Japanese musician
  • Jin Okubo (大久保 陣 , born 1988), Japanese cyclist
  • Jin Hanato (端戸 仁 , born 1990), Japanese footballer
  • Jin Watanabe (handball player) (渡部 仁 , born 1990), Japanese handball player
  • Jin Ueda (上田 仁 , born 1991), Japanese table tennis player
  • Kim Seok-jin, (born 1992), stage name Jin, South Korean singer of the boy band BTS
  • Park Jin-woo (born 1996), stage name Jin Jin (진진) South Korean singer of the boy group Astro
  • Park Myung-eun (born 1996), stage name Jin, South Korean singer with the girl group Lovelyz
  • Jin Hiratsuka (平墳 迅 , born 1999), Japanese footballer
  • Jin Ikoma (生駒 仁 , born 1999), Japanese footballer

Fictional characters

  • Jin Kazama, the protagonist of the Tekken video game series
  • Jin-Soo Kwon, a character in Lost
  • Jin, a character in the O-Parts Hunter series
  • Jin, a character in Samurai Champloo media
  • Jin, a character in YuYu Hakusho
  • Jin Kariya, a character in the anime Bleach
  • Jin Kirigiri, a character in Danganronpa
  • Jin Kisaragi, a character in BlazBlue video games
  • Jin Shirato, a character in Persona 3
  • Jin Uzuki, a character in Xenosaga
  • Jin Ryu, a character in Beyblade
  • Jin Kaien, a character in Grand Chase
  • Jin, the protagonist of the Choushinsei Flashman
  • Jin, an antagonist in Xenoblade Chronicles 2
  • Jin Bubaigawa, also known as Twice, an antagonist in My Hero Academia
  • Jin Saotome, main protagonist of Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness
  • Jin Sakai, the protagonist of video game Ghost of Tsushima

Other uses

  • JIN, the code for Jinja Airport in Uganda
  • Jin Air, a South Korean airline
  • Jin language
  • Jīn (斤), the Chinese name for the catty, a traditional East Asian unit of weight
  • Jin, a deadwood bonsai technique
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