Meaning of 谨

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(Trad.: 謹)
Pinyin: jǐn
English Definition: cautious; careful; solemnly; sincerely (formal)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ jǐn ] yellow loam; clay; season; few
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Example Words
谨慎 jǐn shèn cautious; prudent
严谨 yán jǐn rigorous; strict; careful; cautious; compact; well-knit
拘谨 jǐn reserved; overcautious
谨防 jǐn fáng to guard against; to beware of
小心谨慎 xiǎo xīn jǐn shèn cautious and timid (idiom); prudent; careful
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Example Sentences
This is a tragic incident and we extend our sympathies to their family and to the large number of friends and carers affected.
As the May Fourth Youth Day approaches, the Foreign Ministry is holding this open day exclusive for university students. Let me give you a warm welcome on behalf of the ministry.
At the opening moment of this convention, I express my deep gratitude to the hosts for my opportunity to make a speech about peace and development issues.
At this time of sorrow, deep sympathy goes to you and yours.
Thank you for one of the most enjoyable visits we have had in many months.