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Main
English Definitionhard; strong; solid; firm; to supervise; to inspect; jail; prison
See alsojiàn supervisor
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Pinyinjiān
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaam1

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Words With Same Head Word    
监督jiāndūto control; to supervise; to inspect
监狱jiānyùprison
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    
探监tànjiānto visit a prisoner (usu. a relative or friend)
收监shōujiānto imprison; to take into custody
总监zǒngjiānhead; director (of an organizational unit); (police) commissioner; inspector-general; rank of local governor in Tang dynasty administration
内监nèijiāneunuch
药监yàojiāndrug supervision
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