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English Definitionto warn; to alert; to be on the alert; to stand guard; sentinel
Simplified Script警戒
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄥˇ ㄐㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ging2gaai3
Word Decomposition
jǐngto alert; to warn; police
jièto guard against; to exhort; to admonish or warn; to give up or stop doing something; Buddhist monastic discipline; ring (for a finger)

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Words With Same Head Word    
警察jǐngchápolice; police officer
警告jǐnggàoto warn; to admonish
警惕jǐngtìto be on the alert; vigilant; alert; on guard; to warn
警卫jǐngwèito stand guard over; (security) guard
警觉jǐngjuéto be on guard; alert; vigilance; alertness
Words With Same Tail Word    
传戒chuánjièto initiate novice (Buddhist monk)
儆戒jǐngjièto warn; to admonish
八戒bājièthe eight precepts (Buddhism)
力戒lìjièto try everything to avoid; to guard against
勒戒lèjièto force somebody to give up (a drug); to enforce abstinence; to break drug dependence
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