Definition of 戒

  • commandment


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カイ
  • いましめる

Popular Words With This Kanji

警戒, けいかい

vigilance, precaution, watch, lookout, alertness, to be vigilant, to be cautious, to guard (against)

懲戒, ちょうかい

discipline, punishment, reprimand

戒める, 誡める, 警める, いましめる

to admonish, to warn, to remonstrate, to prohibit, to forbid, to be cautious, to punish

厳戒態勢, げんかいたいせい

high alert, a state of high alert, on alert

自戒, じかい


戒告, かいこく


戒厳令, かいげんれい

martial law

哨戒, しょうかい

patrolling (esp. using ships or aircraft)

戒名, かいみょう

posthumous Buddhist name

戒律, かいりつ

(religious) precept, discipline, commandment, mitzvah

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