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English Definitionto be on the alert; vigilant; alert; on guard; to warn
Simplified Script警惕
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˇ ㄊㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ging2tik1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
jǐngto alert; to warn; police
fearful; respectful

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
警察jǐngchápolice; police officer
警告jǐnggàoto warn; to admonish
警卫jǐngwèito stand guard over; (security) guard
警戒jǐngjièto warn; to alert; to be on the alert; to stand guard; sentinel
警觉jǐngjuéto be on guard; alert; vigilance; alertness
Words With Same Tail Word    
怵惕chùtìto be alarmed; to be apprehensive
惊惕jīngtìto be alarmed; to be alert
朝乾夕惕zhāo qián xī tìcautious and diligent all day long (idiom)
高度警惕gāodù jǐngtìhigh alert
提高警惕tígāo jǐngtìto raise the level of alertness
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