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English Definitionto comply with; to abide by; to respect (an agreement)
Simplified Script遵守
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨㄣ ㄕㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zeon1sau2
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zūnto observe; to obey; to follow; to comply with
shǒuto guard; to defend; to keep watch; to abide by the law; to observe (rules or ritual); nearby; adjoining

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
遵循zūnxúnto follow; to abide by; to comply with; compliance
遵照zūnzhàoin accordance with; to follow (the rules)
遵令zūnlìngto obey orders
遵化zūnhuàZunhua county level city in Tangshan 唐山, Hebei
遵命zūnmìngto follow your orders; to do as you bid
Words With Same Tail Word    
保守bǎoshǒuconservative; to guard; to keep
防守fángshǒuto defend; to protect (against)
看守kānshǒuto guard; to watch over
恪守kèshǒuto scrupulously abide by
驻守zhùshǒu(man a post and) defend
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