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English Definitionto propose (for a job); to nominate; to recommend
Simplified Script荐举
Traditional Script薦舉
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄐㄩˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zin3geoi2
Word Decomposition
jiànto recommend; to offer sacrifice (archaic); grass; straw mat
to lift; to hold up; to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose; to elect; act; move; deed

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
荐引jiànyǐnto introduce; to recommend
荐椎jiànzhuīsacrum (bone at the base of the spine)
荐言jiànyánto recommend (in words); to suggest
荐头jiàntouemployment agent (archaic); job broker
荐骨jiàngǔsacrum (bone at the base of the spine)
Words With Same Tail Word    
选举xuǎnjǔto elect; election
列举lièjǔa list; to list; to enumerate
一举yījǔa move; an action; in one move; at a stroke; in one go
检举jiǎnjǔto report (an offense to the authorities); to inform against somebody
轻而易举qīng ér yì jǔeasy; with no difficulty
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