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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

*, Japanese voice actor *, Japanese voice actor *Jin Akimoto (born 1971), Japanese mixed martial artist *MC Jin (born 1982), Hong Kong American rapper *, Japanese musician *, Japanese cyclist *, Japanese footballer *, Japanese handball player *, 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 *, Japanese footballer *, 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

See also

* Jinhan confederacy (辰韓; 1st century BC – 4th century AD), also known as Qinhan * Jinn (disambiguation) * Jinzhou (disambiguation) * Jinjiang (disambiguation) * Gin (disambiguation) * Chin (disambiguation) {{disambiguation|given name Category:Japanese masculine given names