Components

謹 means 'discreet'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 2385   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-45    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 22 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 111 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キン
Kun
   つつし to be discreet, careful
𧫴     
Note that in the modern Joyo form, the right side component is missing the below the . The modern form does not exist as an independent character.
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Learn about a New Year’s greeting that you’ll read but not hear. See what it means when 謹 is stamped on products in red. Find out how to talk about being conscientious and careful (e.g., with words) or conversely indiscreet (in oh so many ways!). Read about stay-at-home orders that long preceded our current era, as well as respectful terms to include in formal letters.
⿰   say; word   violet  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 謹 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 謹 is used 27 times, read 2 ways.
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キン : 23 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. penitence; discipline; house arrest
2. self restraint; moderating one's behaviour
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つつし : 4 words FIND ALL
3
respectfully; humbly; reverently
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Henshall: 1180  Joy o' Kanji : 1180  Key to Kanji:

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キン   discreet   つつし to be discreet, careful   
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キン   すみれ violet   
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シュ   ス   master   ぬし landlord   おも main   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
dot   
grass   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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