As the topic of this post what are differences and similarities in usage of 現金 and 金? Some examples of differences would be highly appreciated.

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    Would you perhaps have any examples of their usage, and/or what do you understood about those words from your research? Nov 30, 2020 at 5:00

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現金 げんきん means cash, while 金 かね means money.

  • Does this means 金 かね is more general than 現金 げんきん?
    – Teera
    Dec 1, 2020 at 0:56
  • Yes. But please note 金 かね sounds a bit blunt. お金 おかね is polite form. Dec 1, 2020 at 8:12

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