jìn

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  • 1

    v.prohibit; forbid; ban

    • yán jìn

      strictly forbid

    • jìn zhǐ

      prohibit

    • jìn yùn

      embargo

    synonym
  • 2

    v.imprison; detain

    • jiān jìn

      imprison

    • jìn bì

      confinement

    • jìn yā

      prohibition of detention

  • 3

    n.what is forbidden by law or custom

    • jiě jìn

      lift a ban

  • 4

    n.royal residence; forbidden area

    • gōng jìn

      the imperial palace

    • jìn zhōng

      forbidden area

Words and phrases with 禁

  • 禁牧
    [word]prohibit grazing
  • 禁渔期
    [word]closed time
  • 禁治产
    [word]interdiction
  • 禁赛
    [word]suspend a player from competition; ban
  • 禁绝
    [word]totally ban
  • 禁城
    [word]forbidden city
  • 禁赌
    [word]prohibit/ban/suppress gambling
  • 禁烟
    [word]ban opium smoking and trafficking; ban smoking
  • 禁锢
    [word]debar from holding office; imprison

Word usage

  • Note
    When pronounced as "jìn", the basic meaning of "禁" is "forbidden"; when pronounced as "jīn", the basic meaning is "to bear", such as "禁穿" and "禁不住".

Similar-form characters to 禁

Chinese Characters with pinyin jìn

  • move ahead; get into
  • near; approaching
  • finish; reach the limit
  • go ahead; promote
  • soak; saturate