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English Definitionto guard against; to exhort; to admonish or warn; to give up or stop doing something; Buddhist monastic discipline; ring (for a finger)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaai3
Part of Speech(动) verb
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Words With Same Head Word    
戒指jièzhi(finger) ring
戒烟jièyānto give up smoking
戒备jièbèito take precautions; to guard against (emergency)
戒严jièyánto impose martial law; to impose emergency measures
戒刀jièdāoBuddhist monk's knife (not used for killing)
Words With Same Tail Word    
警戒jǐngjièto warn; to alert; to be on the alert; to stand guard; sentinel
传戒chuánjièto initiate novice (Buddhist monk)
儆戒jǐngjièto warn; to admonish
八戒bājièthe eight precepts (Buddhism)
力戒lìjièto try everything to avoid; to guard against
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