Definition of 謹

  • discreet
  • reverently
  • humbly


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キン
  • つつし

Popular Words With This Kanji

慎む, 謹む, 虔む, つつしむ

to be careful, to be discreet, to do in moderation, to refrain (from overdoing), to abstain, to be reverent, to be purified, to be chaste

謹慎, きんしん

penitence, discipline, house arrest

謹んで, つつしんで

respectfully, humbly, reverently

不謹慎, ふきんしん

indiscretion, imprudence

謹厳, きんげん

stern, grave, solemn, sobersided

慎み, 謹み, 慎しみ, 虔み, 虔しみ, つつしみ

modesty, self-control, discretion

謹告, きんこく

informing with respect, announcing respectfully

謹啓, きんけい

Dear Sir or Madam, Dear Sirs, Gentlemen

謹賀, きんが

wishes of happiness

謹直, きんちょく

conscientious, scrupulous

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