Japanese Word Entry

戒める
Kana:いましめる
Definitions:
  1. to warn against, to caution against

  2. to admonish, to scold, to rebuke

  3. to prohibit, to forbid, to ban

  4. to be cautious

  5. to detest, to loathe

  6. to punish

Alternative forms: 誡める 、 警める

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Chinese characters used in this word

commandment, warn, caution, admonish
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄝˋ (jiè)
Cantonese: gaai3
Japanese: カイ / いまし.める、 いましめ
Korean:
Vietnamese: giới, dới, giái, giáy, rối, giới

admonish, warn, prohibit, warning
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄝˋ (jiè)
Cantonese: gaai3
Japanese: カイ / いまし.める
Korean:
Vietnamese: giới
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

admonish, commandment, guard, watch, alert, alarm
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧㄥˇ (jǐng)
Cantonese: ging2
Japanese: ケイ、 キョウ / いまし.める、 いましめ
Korean:
Vietnamese: cảnh, khểnh
Variants
Semantic variant form: