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English Definitionto monitor; to listen in; to eavesdrop
Simplified Script监听
Traditional Script監聽
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢ ㄊㄧㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaam1ting1
Word Decomposition
jiānhard; strong; solid; firm; to supervise; to inspect; jail; prison
tīngto listen; to hear; to obey; a can (loanword from English "tin"); measure word for canned beverages

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
监督jiāndūto control; to supervise; to inspect
监视jiānshìto monitor; to keep a close watch over; surveillance
监察jiāncháto supervise; to control
监管jiānguǎnto oversee; to take charge of; to supervise; to administer; supervisory; supervision
Words With Same Tail Word    
好听hǎotīngpleasant to hear
旁听pángtīngto visit (a meeting, class, trial etc)
倾听qīngtīngto listen attentively
窃听qiètīngto eavesdrop; to wiretap
收听shōutīngto listen (to); to listen (in)
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