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English Definitionterm of respect; honorific title; honorific (in grammar)
Simplified Script敬辞
Traditional Script敬辭
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˋ ㄘˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ging3ci4
Word Decomposition
jìngto respect; to venerate; to salute; to offer
to resign; to dismiss; to decline; to take leave; ballad (archaic poetic genre); variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
敬爱jìng'àirespect and love
敬礼jìnglǐto salute; salute
敬酒jìngjiǔto toast; to propose a toast
敬佩jìngpèito esteem; to admire
敬而远之jìng ér yuǎn zhīto show respect from a distance (idiom); to remain at a respectful distance
Words With Same Tail Word    
告辞gàocíto say goodbye; to take one's leave
推辞tuīcíto decline (an appointment, invitation etc)
致辞zhìcíto express in words or writing; to make a speech (esp. short introduction, vote of thanks, afterword, funeral homily etc); to address (an audience); same as 致词
言辞yáncíwords; expression; what one says
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