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Meaning of 矜

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Pinyin: jīn
English Definition: to boast; to esteem; to sympathize
Chinese Definition:
①骄傲。[例]虫翘然矜鸣,似报主知。——《聊斋志异》。[合]矜浮(骄矜浮躁);矜大(骄傲自大);矜物(骄傲而瞧不起别人);矜侉(骄傲自大);矜前(炫夸从前的名声);矜负(高傲而自负)。
②端庄;庄重。[例]君子矜而不争。——《论语》。
③古之矜也廉。[合]矜庄(端庄稳重);矜严(庄重威严);矜容(端庄的容态);矜饬(端庄严整);矜厉(庄重严厉);矜肃(庄重严肃)。
④谨守,慎重。[例]参为人矜严,好修容仪。——《汉书·冯参传》。[例]矜行以事君。——《大戴礼记·小辨》。注:“慎也。伪旅獒,不矜细行。”[合]矜奋(谨持奋勉);矜峻(谨严);矜裁(拘谨克制);矜炼(谨严而精炼);矜谨(矜持拘谨)。
⑤苦,穷困。[例]矜其血气,以规法度。——《庄子》。郭庆藩集释:“矜其血气,犹孟子言:苦其心志也。矜者,苦也。”
⑥凶危,危险。[例]曷予靖之,居以凶矜。——《诗·小雅》。毛传:“矜,危也。”郑玄笺:“居我以凶危之地。”
⑦急遽,暴躁乖戾。[合]矜肆(骄纵放肆);矜纠收缭(暴躁乖戾)。
⑧另见guān;qín。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (spear) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
矜持 jīn chí reserved; aloof
骄矜 jiāo jīn haughty; proud
自矜 jīn to boast; to blow one's own horn
矜贵 jīn guì high-born; noble; aristocratic; conceited
吊诡矜奇 diào guǐ jīn strange and paradoxical
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Example Sentences
1
She behaved like a lady.
2
Love has a hundred forms of pride and disdain.
3
使
the silent grandeur could not conquer me.
4
The lively call look unripe brightness, jin's call sedate and easy.
5
The generous general's genuine genius is in making generators.