Meaning of 忌

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English Definition: to be jealous of; fear; dread; scruple; to avoid or abstain from; to quit; to give up sth
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (heart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ] self, oneself; personal, private; 6th heavenly stem
    • [ xīn ] heart; mind; soul
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Example Words:
忌讳 [ huì ]: taboo; to avoid as taboo; to abstain from
肆无忌惮 [ dàn ]: absolutely unrestrained; unbridled; without the slightest scruple
切忌 [ qiè ]: to avoid as taboo; to avoid by all means
外宽内忌 [ wài kuān nèi ]: magnanimous on the outside, but hateful on the inside (idiom)
妒忌 [ ]: to be jealous of (sb's achievements etc); to be envious; envy
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