節制

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. 节制
trad.

Noun[edit]

節制 (traditional, Jyutping zit3 zai3, traditional 節制, simplified 节制)

  1. restraint, self-control, abstinence

Verb[edit]

節制 (traditional, Jyutping zit3 zai3, traditional 節制, simplified 节制)

  1. to check, to moderate, to control, to limit, to abstain
  2. to command (an army)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せつ > せっ
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

節制 (hiragana せっせい, romaji sessei)

  1. temperance; self-restraint; moderation; abstinence.
  2. (tarot): temperance; the fourteenth trump or major arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks.

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Verb[edit]

節制 + する (hiragana せっせいする, romaji sessei suru)

  1. be moderate, be temperate

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 节制
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiézhì
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄓˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɛ³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

節制 (traditional, Pinyin jiézhì, simplified 节制)

  1. restraint, self-control, abstinence

Verb[edit]

節制 (traditional, Pinyin jiézhì, simplified 节制)

  1. to check, to moderate, to control, to limit, to abstain
  2. to command (an army)